2016–17 Women's EHF Champions League main round

This article describes the main round of the 2016–17 Women's EHF Champions League.

Qualified teamsEdit

Group Winners Runners-up Third place
A   Budućnost   Metz Handball   Thüringer HC
B   Vardar   FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria   HC Astrakhanochka
C   Győri ETO   CSM Bucharest   Midtjylland
D   Krim   Larvik HK   Team Esbjerg

FormatEdit

In each group, teams played against each other in a double round-robin format, with home and away matches against teams they did not met before. Points obtained in the group stage were taken over. After completion of the group stage matches, the top four teams of each group advanced to the quarterfinals.[1]

GroupsEdit

The matchdays were 27–29 January, 3–5 February, 10–12 February, 24–26 February, 3–5 March, 10–12 March 2017.

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Vardar 10 7 1 2 311 279 +32 15 Quarterfinals
2   FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria 10 6 2 2 290 265 +25 14[a]
3   Budućnost 10 7 0 3 286 248 +38 14[a]
4   Metz Handball 10 5 0 5 273 238 +35 10
5   Thüringer HC 10 2 1 7 257 286 −29 5
6   HC Astrakhanochka 10 1 0 9 229 330 −101 2
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: See Tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria 56–49 Budućnost
28 January 2017
18:30
Metz Handball   25–28   FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria Arènes de Metz, Metz
Attendance: 4,163
Referees: Praštalo, Todorović (BIH)
Gros 9 (14–13) Pena 7
  4×  Report   4× 
29 January 2017
14:00
Thüringer HC   34–22   HC Astrakhanochka Wiedigsburghalle, Nordhausen
Attendance: 1,600
Referees: Johansson, Kliko (SWE)
Luzumová 9 (15–9) Sabirova 9
  4×  Report   8× 
29 January 2017
19:30
Budućnost   28–31   Vardar Morača Sports Center, Podgorica
Attendance: 3,096
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
Neagu 10 (16–16) Penezić 8
  2×  Report   1× 

4 February 2017
15:00
FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria   32–24   Thüringer HC Elek Gyula Aréna, Budapest
Attendance: 1,300
Referees: Kijauskaitė, Žalienė (LTU)
four players 4 (15–10) three players 4
  4×  Report   6× 
4 February 2017
17:00
HC Astrakhanochka   21–34   Budućnost Sportcomplex Zvezdny, Astrakhan
Attendance: 3,800
Referees: Marin, García (ESP)
Sabirova 7 (9–18) Neagu 8
  2×  1×  Report  
4 February 2017
17:30
Vardar   23–21   Metz Handball Jane Sandanski Arena, Skopje
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Covalciuc, Covalciuc (MDA)
Damnjanović 5 (13–11) Gros 5
  3×  Report   3× 

11 February 2017
18:30
Metz Handball   37–18   HC Astrakhanochka Arènes de Metz, Metz
Attendance: 3,823
Referees: Leszczyński, Piechota (POL)
Sajka 5 (17–10) Sabirova 7
  3×  Report   6×  1× 
12 February 2017
14:00
Thüringer HC   29–31   Vardar Wiedigsburghalle, Nordhausen
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Florescu, Stoia (ROU)
three players 5 (13–18) Penezić 10
  4×  Report   3× 
12 February 2017
19:00
Budućnost   25–33   FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria Morača Sports Center, Podgorica
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Tzaferopoulos, Bethmann (GRE)
Bulatović 7 (9–19) Szucsánszki 7
  2×  Report   5× 

25 February 2017
15:00
FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria   29–23   Metz Handball Elek Gyula Aréna, Budapest
Attendance: 1,300
Referees: Năstase, Stancu (ROU)
Schatzl, Szucsánszki 6 (15–10) Horacek, Zaadi 5
  1×  Report   4× 
25 February 2017
17:00
HC Astrakhanochka   26–24   Thüringer HC Sportcomplex Zvezdny, Astrakhan
Attendance: 3,800
Referees: Mandák, Rudinský (SVK)
Sabirova 13 (18–12) Engel 8
  2×  Report   3× 
26 February 2017
17:30
Vardar   28–31   Budućnost Jane Sandanski Arena, Skopje
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Christiansen, Hansen (DEN)
Penezić 6 (16–17) Bulatović 14
  3×  Report   3× 

5 March 2017
14:00
Thüringer HC   29–29   FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria Wiedigsburghalle, Nordhausen
Attendance: 1,800
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (SRB)
Luzumová 12 (15–17) Zácsik 6
  2×  Report   2× 
5 March 2017
15:00
Metz Handball   42–28   Vardar Arènes de Metz, Metz
Attendance: 4,602
Referees: Brkic, Jusufhodzic (AUT)
Gros 12 (19–16) Penezić 10
  2×  Report   6× 
5 March 2017
19:00
Budućnost   38–20   HC Astrakhanochka Verde Complex, Podgorica
Attendance: 500
Referees: Vranes, Wenninger (AUT)
Cvijić, Neagu 5 (18–11) Postnova 6
  5×  Report   3× 

11 March 2017
15:00
FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria   23–24   Budućnost Elek Gyula Aréna, Budapest
Attendance: 1,300
Referees: Erdoğan, Özdeniz (TUR)
Jovanović 6 (8–9) Bulatović, Neagu 7
  2×  Report   6× 
11 March 2017
17:00
HC Astrakhanochka   20–28   Metz Handball Sportcomplex Zvezdny, Astrakhan
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Christidi, Papamattheou (GRE)
Chigirinova, Postnova 4 (13–11) Smits, Zaadi 5
  7×  1×  Report   3× 
11 March 2017
17:30
Vardar   36–26   Thüringer HC Jane Sandanski Arena, Skopje
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Panayides, Andreou (CYP)
Radičević 9 (19–12) Luzumová 7
  1×  Report   3× 

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Győri ETO 10 8 1 1 305 234 +71 17 Quarterfinals
2   Larvik HK 10 5 2 3 279 271 +8 12
3   CSM Bucharest 10 5 1 4 265 257 +8 11
4   Midtjylland 10 5 0 5 250 241 +9 10
5   Krim 10 3 0 7 238 290 −52 6
6   Team Esbjerg 10 2 0 8 251 295 −44 4
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: See Tiebreakers
27 January 2017
19:30
CSM Bucharest   26–26   Larvik HK Polyvalent Hall, Bucharest
Attendance: 4,973
Referees: Bounouara, Sami (FRA)
Gulldén 6 (12–13) Kurtović 7
  3×  Report   3× 
28 January 2017
16:30
Győri ETO   39–22   Krim Audi Aréna, Győr
Attendance: 5,103
Referees: Vranes, Wenninger (AUT)
Görbicz 7 (20–9) Milanović-Litre 7
  4×  Report   6× 
29 January 2017
15:00
Midtjylland   38–26   Team Esbjerg Ikast-Brande Arena, Ikast
Attendance: 2,049
Referees: Brehmer, Skowronek (POL)
Jørgensen 12 (17–19) Van der Heijden 6
  2×  Report   2× 

4 February 2017
17:00
Krim   21–24   CSM Bucharest Kodeljevo Hall, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,560
Referees: Pandžić, Mošorinski (SRB)
Peraica, Georgijev 5 (9–14) Gulldén 7
  2×  Report  
4 February 2017
17:00
Larvik HK   24–22   Midtjylland Boligmappa Arena Larvik, Larvik
Attendance: 1,777
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kurtović 9 (9–11) Jørgensen 10
  3×  Report   2× 
5 February 2017
16:50
Team Esbjerg   26–32   Győri ETO Blue Water Dokken, Esbjerg
Attendance: 1,820
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Alm 9 (12–14) Görbicz 11
  1×  Report   2× 

11 February 2017
15:30
Midtjylland   28–19   Krim Ikast-Brande Arena, Ikast
Attendance: 1,386
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Jørgensen 7 (13–11) Bajramoska 7
  1×  Report   4× 
12 February 2017
17:00
Győri ETO   27–27   Larvik HK Audi Aréna, Győr
Attendance: 5,273
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Mørk 7 (9–11) Kurtović 10
  2×  Report   4× 
12 February 2017
18:00
CSM Bucharest   33–25   Team Esbjerg Sala Dinamo, Bucharest
Attendance: 2,538
Referees: Gousko, Repkin (BLR)
Martín 6 (17–13) Alm 7
  1×  Report   2× 

25 February 2017
17:00
Larvik HK   35–33   CSM Bucharest Boligmappa Arena Larvik, Larvik
Attendance: 2,277
Referees: Jurinović, Mrvica (CRO)
Kurtović 8 (18–18) Martín 8
  2×  Report  
25 February 2017
19:15
Krim   17–34   Győri ETO Kodeljevo Hall, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,800
Referees: Baumgart, Wild (GER)
Koren 4 (10–18) Görbicz 10
  5×  Report   3× 
26 February 2017
16:50
Team Esbjerg   22–21   Midtjylland Blue Water Dokken, Esbjerg
Attendance: 1,704
Referees: Ilieva, Karbeska (MKD)
Alm 7 (14–11) Friis 7
  1×  Report   2× 

3 March 2017
20:00
CSM Bucharest   28–26   Krim Polyvalent Hall, Bucharest
Attendance: 4,800
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Gulldén 10 (14–12) four players 4
  3×  Report   2× 
4 March 2017
18:30
Midtjylland   24–28   Larvik HK Ikast-Brande Arena, Ikast
Attendance: 1,972
Referees: Vujačić, Kažanegra (MNE)
Jørgensen 9 (11–18) Kurtović 7
  3×  Report   2× 
5 March 2017
17:00
Győri ETO   33–22   Team Esbjerg Audi Aréna, Győr
Attendance: 5,143
Referees: Marić, Mašić (SRB)
Amorim, Görbicz 6 (17–11) Alm 8
  2×  Report   4× 

11 March 2017
17:00
Krim   21–27   Midtjylland Kodeljevo Hall, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,100
Referees: Bennani, Bennani (SWE)
Jeriček, Peraica 4 (9–10) Kristiansen 9
  2×  Report   3× 
12 March 2017
15:00
Team Esbjerg   20–25   CSM Bucharest Blue Water Dokken, Esbjerg
Attendance: 1,458
Referees: Brunovský, Čanda (SVK)
Karlsson 5 (7–12) Brădeanu, Martín 5
  1×  Report   1× 
12 March 2017
17:00
Larvik HK   25–26   Győri ETO Boligmappa Arena Larvik, Larvik
Attendance: 3,517
Referees: Mandák, Rudinský (SVK)
Riegelhuth Koren 11 (12–14) Amorim, Mørk 6
  2×  Report   3× 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vardar and Györ rule the rankings ahead of winter break". ehfcl.com. 21 November 2016.

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