Handball Champions League: Bietigheim Guests at Bucharest’s “Top Handball Players”

Status: 09/23/2022 07:41 AM

SG BBM Bietigheim face Romanian champions CSM Bucharest within the Champions League on Sunday. Coach Marcus Gaugisch warns above all concerning the private high quality of opponents.

Preparations for the SG BBM Bietigheim Away sport within the Champions League didn’t go as deliberate. After the automated cancellation of the Bundesliga derby towards Nekkarsulam on Wednesday, SG BBM went to the coaching corridor as an alternative of the derby in entrance of their dwelling spectators. The Neckarsulm ladies had been suffering from too many absenteeism attributable to sickness – not the norm for Bietighem coach Marcus Gaugisch.

“When I look at the Games in Bucharest, it will be good if we had one thing that I might have favored to strive within the competitors,” Gaugisch stated of the cancellation. “But it is not dangerous. We did that in coaching. It’s additionally of top of the range to us.”

switching from competitors to coaching

The psychological transition from competitors to coaching mode was harder for his group. “The women had been utterly centered on the sport all day, then the cancellation comes and also you decelerate a bit bit mentally after which have to return to regular coaching,” Gaugisch described the scenario, which the group completely understood. Despite pace coaching will not be accepted. “The women tear it up and do properly.”

Cream day towards Budapesto

Since Wednesday night, the main target has been on CSM Bucharest. Romanian champions, akin to Bietigheimers, began the Champions League with two victories, though SG was not fairly as spectacular as BBM. With a 40:20 win towards co-favorite Ferencváros Budapest final Sunday, Gaugik’s group caught everybody’s consideration. “The consequence towards Budapest was not regular,” stated the 48-year-old. “It was extremely good from our aspect. It confirmed that we are able to keep within the Champions League each sport.”

In Bucharest, nonetheless, Bietigheim has to adapt to a special kind of rival. “It will probably be utterly completely different, much more private,” says Gaugish, who coaches the German ladies’s nationwide group with Bietigheimer, describing the Romanian fashion. “The sport system is saved easy. Not too advanced, not too large motion, simply particular person high quality. I believe it is exhausting to defend towards when you’ll be able to plan.”

Personal high quality in Bucharest

According to Gaugish, the group is influenced by “high handball gamers”. Particular consideration has been paid to playwright Grace Zadi, who was signed over the summer time. As for Gaugisch, he is likely one of the high three gamers on this planet in his place. “She’s an extremely good handball participant who can actually do the whole lot.” In addition, Christina Negu is a four-time world handball participant. At 34, he is likely one of the oldest on the group however nonetheless world class, making him a Champions League All-Star final season. “She retains doing unimaginable issues.”

He is very eager on Romanian followers. Two years in the past, the Bietigheim away sport in Bucharest was canceled as a result of pandemic. During the second section in Ludwigsburg, the variety of clicks on the reside stream reached hundreds of thousands. An indication of what SG BBM may face on Sunday. “It’s superior. The curiosity in ladies’s handball in Eastern Europe is far larger than in Germany. I’m wanting ahead to the truth that now we are able to go there with the Budapest win and assume Bucharest: ‘Oops , who’s coming ?'”

59th consecutive aggressive win for Bietigheim?

Gaugisch has little doubt that his group can maintain its personal within the Bucharest pan. “We’re assured sufficient, even when there is a commotion round it, to not change to candy and good, however to take it up a notch.”

The successful streak, which the ladies of Bietigheim can obtain with 59 consecutive aggressive victories, is secondary. “For us it is about successful the sport. It would not actually matter whether or not it is the 2nd, third, fifth or 59th win. The collection will break at some level. There isn’t any group that by no means loses. The world will not finish due to this,” Gaugisch appears to be like to the longer term. Still, he would have favored it if it did not occur towards Bucharest. “If we are able to push the chain a bit additional, in fact I would not be against it.”

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