MATCH REVIEW: Croatian team took both points after a lopsided win in Veszprem
Nexe off to an easy start in Group D
RK Nexe left no doubt about the result, as they opened Group D of the Men's EHF Cup with an away match in the Veszprem Arena against Balatonfüredi.
The Croatian visitors practically decided the match from the start and could go home with a 31:19 win at the end.
Balatonfüredi KSE (HUN) vs RK Nexe (CRO) 19:31 (8:13)
Nexe got off to the far better start and forced Balatonfüredi to a timeout already after nine minutes.
At that point, Nexe were leading 5:1, but it was going to turn out even worse for the home team.
The visitors continued to 8:1 and 13:4, before the hosts scored the last four goals of the first half, making the half-time result a five goal lead for the away team.
From the start of the second half, Nexe kept being in the lead with five to seven goals. That lead was later increased to 13 goals, and at the end Nexe could take a 12-goal win with them back to Croatia.
Bence Banhidi from Balatonfüred and Josip Bozic-Pavletic and Can Celebi from Nexe each scored five goals as 11 players of the visitors made it to the scoreboard.
TEXT: Peter Bruun / br
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