Labor victories are additionally victories. Having gone a number of days with out handball, Thuringer HC couldn’t discover its normal sport towards the bold Flames and missed many alternatives, particularly in assault. So it turned out to be a troublesome battle over 50 minutes, however at all times with the will to battle to determine the sport. It was a transparent 30:24 win in powerful time, together with THC Grand Lady Lidiya Yakubisova, who introduced construction to THC’s attacking sport with speedy handball till the final minute. And so, the first sequence of HBF for THC is over. This is the best efficiency since the 2018/19 season. THC follows the 2022 German champions and is forward of the 2021 German champions. This was the first sport streak damaged solely by a loss towards TuS Metzingen in the DHB Cup. Herbert Muller could be very passionate about this yr’s group and has full confidence in the ladies who is not going to solely encourage him, but in addition the followers who will come to the corridor once more in giant numbers. In the EHF Europa League, even the EHF asks the query at halftime: Is THC the best group? – as the solely group to attain 100 objectives in three wins in their first three video games. Thüringer HC can journey freely and with out strain to Romania to point out their best handball there. Three video games in 10 days are ready for the individuals of Thuringia. The English week in the EHF Europa League begins at SCM Ramnicu Valcea. Every week later, THC in Nordhausen will welcome the Hungarian group Praktiker Vac, the place Müller’s group can attain the quarterfinals. In between, the begin of the second half of the season begins subsequent Wednesday with the first sport at dwelling towards VfL Oldenburg.
SCM Ramnicu Valcea is the clear dwelling favourite and beneath big strain. Third in the desk in Romania, EHF Champions League aspect Rapid Bucharest can be trying to advance to the Europa League FINAL4 and discover themselves on the brink of elimination from the group stage after defeats to Paris 92 and THC. If THC wins in Romania, it might be nice to get into the final eight, if THC loses, nothing occurred. With six factors, they continue to be at the prime of the desk and can have the alternative to determine all the things towards Wack in entrance of their dwelling followers in Nordhausen subsequent week. This is a really snug beginning place in European competitors. THC has a 6-0 lead over their three group opponents with 2-4 factors every. With convincing victories, THC entered the group of contenders to enter the FINAL4 on the European stage. But Herbert Mueller would not wish to know something about it but. For that, the worldwide stage is a complement to the necessary duties in the home league. Mission completed, now comes the freestyle. The gamers have labored arduous for the worldwide qualifiers and in accordance with Herbert Muller they’re “having fun with the strain”. Such video games can solely assist the group, and THC can compete with robust European groups and present the best handball. Why not? So far, Chambray Touraine, Sevehof and Vac have gained clearly away. Given the challenges forward, the group isn’t any worse than at dwelling.
Ramniku Valcha will do all the things to avoid wasting two necessary factors at dwelling. The group is robust and the best thrower and Ukraine’s Irina Glibko was a standout participant in Nordhausen. Isabelle Roch has proven that she generally is a particular goalkeeper and that she can be the proper match for the German nationwide group. But all the different nationwide gamers from Romania, Sweden, Montenegro or Serbia and Japan symbolize a robust group that’s at the moment third in the Romanian league after 14 video games behind CSM Bucharest and Gloria 2018 Bistrita.
Unfortunately, the THC hospital was just lately stuffed. In addition to backcourt participant Jennifer Rhode, who was sorely missed with a shoulder harm, Nicole Skals Lundgreen and Natalie Hendricks had been out. This will clear up the left-hand aspect and trigger massive issues for the coach with out Lydia Yakubisova. In the sport towards HSG Bensheim/Auerbach, Sarah Ronningen was injured, additional thinning the squad.