This weekend, there were only three matches in the Hungarian Women’s League, as Eger, Ferencváros, and Dunaujvaros were all competing in the Women’s Champions League qualifying round.
All three teams successfully advanced to the next round, where UVSE will join them with the hope of advancing to the knockout stages of the continent’s premier club tournament.
In the Hungarian league, however, the three capital-based teams were victorious in claiming three points. UVSE defeated Szeged, 15-9, without any difficulty. BVSC were similarly effective against Tatabanya (20-5) Keruleti has its first points of the season, at Gyor’s expense (13-4).
Ujpest currently leads the league with a perfect five-for-five record despite having played two more games than FTC, Eger, and Dunaujvaros.
Szeged 5 – 19 UVSE (1-3, 1-5, 2-5, 1-6)
Szeged: B. Gyongyosi, K. Szabo, N. Lendvai, M. Pap 1, S. Tatrai 1, L. Raski 3, J. Szabo, A. Heri, E. Bocskay, B. Pada, A. Torma, V. Medgyes
UVSE: A. Magyari, T. Aubeli 2, E. Macsai 3, Z. Lendvay 1, G. Szucs 1, E. Varro 1, V. Baksa 2, K. Farago 3, P. Tiba, N. Golopencza 1, K. Peresztegi-Nagy 3, S. Golopencza
UVSE were dominant in their away trip to Szeged, winning 15-9. Braces from Vanda Baksa and Kinga Peresztegi-Nagy set the side from Alfred Hajos in their way in the match. Two more scores from UVSE’s starting centre, Tekla Aubeli, put the reigning champions in command at halftime. A second-half hat-trick from Eszter Macsai spearheaded a resounding victory for Marton Benczur’s team.
UVSE will host Szeged midweek, a team they recently defeated comfortably in the Hungarian Cup quarterfinals. Szeged will view their upcoming match in Gyor as a chance to earn their first points of the season.
BVSC Zuglo 20 – 5 Tatabanya (4-1, 4-3, 6-0, 6-1)
BVSC: K. Kakas, F. Fekete 4, K. Meszaros Farkas 5, R. Toth, C. Dobos, Z. Armai, E. Batizi 1, T. Kolarova 3, L. Urvari 1, N. Kele 2, L. Kenderes 1, A. Gemes 2, L. Bereczki 1, Z. Hajdu
Tatabanya: D. Kovacs, H. Zantleitner, D. Kovac, P. Zink 1, B. Oban, E. Becsey, S. Felkai, L. Biro, E. Rajna 3, J. Kovacs 1, L. Soti, K. Zold
There was a third win of the season for Mercedes Steiber and BVSC, as they brushed aside Tatabanya, 20-5, in a one-sided match. Kata Meszaros Farkas, age 28, scored five goals while Flora Fekete, a key member of Hungary’s successful junior teams during the summer, scored four goals.
Next, the BVSC will face the in-form FTC at Nepliget, a difficult matchup. Tatabanya, whose lone victory this season came against Gyor by a score of 7-6, hosts III Kerulet.
III Keruleti TVE 13–4 GYVSE Gyor (3-2, 3-1, 4-0, 3-1)
Keruleti: T. Torkos, G. Brezovszki 5, A. Keresztes, P. Kiss 1, B. Fodor, T. Zold, H. Illes 1, K. Hnatyszyn, D. Kovacs, N. Koltay 3, R. Hajdu 2, K. Gasparics 1, A. Gyongyossy, Z. Czegledi
Gyor: A. Horvath, R. Radli, N. Hateier 1, Z. Galicz, J. Vaszari, D. Torok, V. Nemeth, V. Huszti 1, D. Huszti 1, A. Kiss, M. Szedlak, I. Droth, K. Kurucz 1, L. Torma
III Keruleti TVE are currently riding a wave of success, having picked up another victory this weekend and their first league victory against Gyor.
On the heels of last week’s Hungarian Cup heroics against BVSC, Denes Lukacs’ squad was always comfortable against the Gyor visitors.
Gerda Brezovszki’s return from injury was marked by a return to her typically dominant goal-scoring form, as she scored five goals in the game. It was only the former Hungarian Universiade player’s second appearance in the league this season.
Keruleti is contemplating a midweek trip to Tatabanya for the late game; a win there would be their third consecutive victory in all competitions.
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Tatabanya vs III Keruleti
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