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June 8, 2019

Perrone: It is hard to explain what happened…

The second semi-final was in sharp contrast from the first one. Though Barceloneta took a fine start, luck saved Ferencvaros to fall 0-3 behind, and soon […]
June 8, 2019

Rudić: Olympiacos had all the merits for this win, they deserved it!

It is time we stop looking at Pro Recco as the main title contender. For the second year in a row, Olympiacos showed more passion, more […]
June 7, 2019

Quick Facts SF2: Ferencvaros vs Barceloneta

Ferencvaros prevented to have the same four teams reaching the semi-finals as in last year when Recco, Olympiacos, Barceloneta and Jug made the top four. Now […]
June 7, 2019

Quick Facts SF1: Pro Recco vs Olympiacos

This is the rematch of last year’s final where Olympiacos upset host Recco in a great game, the Greek won 9-7 in Genoa to clinch their […]
June 6, 2019

Quick Facts QF4: Olympiacos vs Brescia

Olympiacos is the title-holder, they won the Champions League for the second time after 2002. Last season they beat Spandau 6-5 in the quarters, Barceloneta 6-4 […]
June 6, 2019

Quick Facts QF3: Waspo vs Recco

Recco is a club of records. By winning in 2015, they grabbed the first place on the all-time ranks in the Champions League with 8 titles. […]
June 6, 2019

Quick Facts QF2: BPM vs Barceloneta

Barceloneta returned to the finals in 2018 as in 2017 they missed the cut for the first time after four consecutive appearances. In 2014 Barceloneta captured […]
June 6, 2019

Quick Facts QF1: Jug vs Ferencvaros

Jug played back-to-back finals in 2016 and 2017 in Budapest, they won three years ago and it was their 4th triumph in the Champions League history. […]
May 16, 2019

Which Teams Will Play on Final Eight in Hannover? – Champions League Day 14

After all eight spots had been booked on Day 14, the last round offered less excitement, only the final order and quarter-final match-ups were to be […]
May 14, 2019

The Final Step towards Hannover – LEN Champions League Day 14

Since all Final Eight berths have been booked on Day 13, only the pairings of the quarter-finals are open. While in Group A the outcome is […]
April 25, 2019

All Spots Booked for the Final Eight: Three Newcomers! – Champions League Day 13

All spots are booked in the Final Eight: five sides will return after last year (Recco, Brescia, Barceloneta, Jug and Olympiacos), while there will be three […]
April 23, 2019

“Sink-or-Swim” for 2017 champion Szolnok against BPM – Champions League Day 13

It’s decision time, most of the open questions if not all could be settled on the penultimate day in the prelims. In Group A the second […]
April 15, 2019
Men’s World Super Final — Japan Forces a Thriller Against Hungary But The Home Side Survives, Faces Montenegro

Szolnok halts Jug’s unbeaten run – Champions League Day 12

Brescia and Barceloneta joined Recco in Group A to qualify for the Final Eight, while Eger and Dynamo had only a mathematical chance to catch Ferencvaros […]
April 12, 2019
Niksa Dobud returns to the competitive pool

Niksa Dobud Returns to Champions League! – Day 12

Day 12 of Champions League puts all eyes on Niksa Dobud making his debut for Pro Recco in front of fantastic Hungarian fans. In the other […]
March 28, 2019

Recco Secures First Place, BPM Saves a Point against Jug – Champions League Day 11

Champions League, Main Round, Day 11 – Summary With three rounds to go, Pro Recco already secured its first place in Group A, while Barceloneta gained […]
March 26, 2019

Recco Is To Confirm Its Top Spot – Champions League Day 11

While the top spot and all four Final Eight places are set to be confirmed after Day 11 in Group A, in the other group more […]
March 17, 2019

Olympiacos Survives, Dynamo Stuns Brescia, BPM’s Luongo Nets 7 – Champions League Day 10

Champions League, Main Round, Day 10 – Summary Olympiacos won the thrilling battle of the champions so the title-holders earned a 3-point lead ahead Szolnok and […]
March 15, 2019

One of the Last Two Champions Might Fall – Champions League Day 10

All eyes are on Piraeus where the title-holder Olympiacos Piraeus (GRE) and the 2017 champion Szolnok (HUN) clash in a match which might turn out to […]
February 28, 2019

Jug and Recco Book Spots in F8, Another Big Win for Brescia – Champions League Day 9

Champions League, Main Round, Day 9 – Summary Recco and Jug Dubrovnik are the first teams to technically book their respective spots in the Final Eight […]
February 27, 2019

Brescia Eyes The Second Place, Another ‘El Clasico’ in Croatia – Champions League

Champions League, Main Round, Day 9 – Preview The clash of Brescia (ITA) and Barceloneta (ESP) might decide the second place in Group A, while in […]
February 7, 2019

Big Wins For Brescia and Szolnok, Olympiacos Barely Saves a Point – Champions League

Champions League, Main Round, Day 8 – Summary By soundly beating Super Cup winner Ferencvaros (HUN), Brescia is set to join fellow Italian side Recco and […]
January 24, 2019

Jug Completely Outplays Olympiacos – Champions League, Day 7 Summary

Champions League, Main Round, Day 7 – Summary Both group leaders Recco (ITA) and Jug (CRO) went on winning and closed the first half of the […]
January 22, 2019

Jug v Olympiacos: The Rematch of The 2016 Final – Champions League Day 7

Champions League, Main Round, Day 7 – Preview A couple of crucial match-ups highlight Day 7 and will do Day 8 since these two rounds see […]
January 10, 2019
Jug, Recco Break 5 Points Clear, Szolnok in Trouble - Champions League

Jug, Recco Break 5 Points Clear, Szolnok in Trouble – Champions League

Champions League, Main Round, Day 6 – Summary Respective group-leaders Recco (ITA) and Jug (CRO) both enjoy a five-point lead after just six days as they […]