Labor victories are additionally victories. Having gone just a few days with out handball, Thuringer HC couldn’t discover its ordinary sport in opposition to the bold Flames and missed many alternatives, particularly in assault. So it turned out to be a tricky struggle over 50 minutes, however all the time with the will to struggle to determine the sport. It was a transparent 30:24 win in robust 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 collection 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 in opposition to TuS Metzingen in the DHB Cup. Herbert Muller may be very keen about this yr’s crew 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 massive numbers. In the EHF Europa League, even the EHF asks the query at halftime: Is THC the best crew? – as the solely crew to attain 100 objectives in three wins in their first three video games. Thüringer HC can journey freely and with out stress to Romania to point out their best handball there. Three video games in 10 days are ready for the folks 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 crew Praktiker Vac, the place Müller’s crew can attain the quarterfinals. In between, the begin of the second half of the season begins subsequent Wednesday with the first sport at dwelling in opposition to VfL Oldenburg.
SCM Ramnicu Valcea is the clear dwelling favourite and underneath large stress. Third in the desk in Romania, EHF Champions League aspect Rapid Bucharest might 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 could be nice to get into the final eight, if THC loses, nothing occurred. With six factors, they continue to be at the high of the desk and may have the alternative to determine all the things in opposition to 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 does not need to know something about it but. For that, the worldwide stage is a complement to the necessary duties in the home league. Mission achieved, now comes the freestyle. The gamers have labored exhausting for the worldwide qualifiers and in line with Herbert Muller they’re “having fun with the stress”. Such video games can solely assist the crew, 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 crew is not any worse than at dwelling.
Ramniku Valcha will do all the things to save lots of two essential factors at dwelling. The crew is robust and the best thrower and Ukraine’s Irina Glibko was a standout participant in Nordhausen. Isabelle Roch has proven that she is usually a particular goalkeeper and that she might be the proper match for the German nationwide crew. But all the different nationwide gamers from Romania, Sweden, Montenegro or Serbia and Japan characterize a robust crew that’s presently third in the Romanian league after 14 video games behind CSM Bucharest and Gloria 2018 Bistrita.
Unfortunately, the THC hospital was 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 huge issues for the coach with out Lydia Yakubisova. In the sport in opposition to HSG Bensheim/Auerbach, Sarah Ronningen was injured, additional thinning the squad.