Cupverteidiger Rhein-Neckar Löwen missed the second semi-final of the DHB Cup after a Handball Thriller. Last year’s winner, lost on Tuesday in a dramatic quarter-final at the EHF-Cup winner Füchse Berlin with 35:37 (30:30, 17:14) after extension and arbitration. “We are very disappointed because we were long stretches of the game, the better team,” said lions coach Nikolai Jacobsen.

in addition to the already-qualified record champion THW Kiel and the Berliners also the TSV Hannover-Burgdorf solved the Ticket for the Final Four-the tournament 6./7. April 2019 in Hamburg. The lower Saxony sat against the HC Erlangen with 33:29 (16:14). The last finals place duel on Wednesday, the SC Magdeburg and Frisch auf Göppingen. In an emotional Bundesliga match in Berlin, the guests had in the backcourt player Mads Mensah Larsen (10 goals) and left winger Jerry Tolbring (8) of your best throwers were, after 26 minutes, with five goals in front (15:10) and rails at 29:25 in the 54. Minute, already on the road to victory.

the game plan of the Handball world championship 2019 in Germany and Denmark

But the house of lords, for Hans Lindberg, Paul Drux and Bjarki Mar Elisson, seven goals scored, fought hard and came four minutes before the end again to score a goal (28:29). “I am pleased that we have turned this game yet, because up to 40. Minute, we had no solutions,“ said foxes coach Velimir Petkovic. In the dramatic final phase Lindberg that brought down the Berlin with a last-second converted seven meters in the extension, where the foxes had the better end for themselves. “Now we travel to Hamburg. This is for the club is a huge thing,“ exulted Petkovic. And national player Fabian Wiede announced: “Now we want everything.”