Barca secured a thrilling victory against Veszprém

On Thursday evening, an exciting match took place between Veszprém and Barcelona. The match was decided in the final seconds, and Barcelona emerged victorious.

Initially, the game was closely contested, with both teams displaying excellent play. However, towards the end of the first half, Barcelona pulled away and could go into the halftime with the lead. Then the hosts accelerated their game and in the second half, the lead changed six times.

Ten seconds before the end, Dika Mem scored to make it 31–30 and five seconds later at the other end of the court, he blocked Sergej Kosorotov´s shot. This secured Barcelona´s eighth victory, and the first home defeat for Veszprém this season.

A significant factor in Barcelona´s triumph was Gonzalo Perez de Vargas. He delivered an outstanding performance, saving 13 shots and was awarded Player of the Match.

– First of all, I would like to thank the fans for the welcome I received. It was a fantastic feeling. Veszprém is the best scoring team in the CL and they score 40 goals in almost every game. We were able to prevent that, which was crucial and we scored two important points, said the head coach Carlos Ortega after the game to EHF.

Veszprém–Barcelona 30–31 (15–17)