What a goal fest at the Lake Balaton on Wednesday evening: For the first time in the EHF Champions League Men this season, Telekom Veszprém netted more than 40 goals in a match, as they defeated THW Kiel 41:33.

THW Kiel were close when the score was at 28:30 in the 46th minute, but the Hungarian side overran their German opponents in the last quarter.

Telekom Veszprém HC (HUN) vs THW Kiel (GER) 41:33 (19:19)

  • after losing against Aalborg, Veszprém’s win means that they have 13 points from eight matches
  • Kiel’s only point in their last four matches was the 31:31 draw at home against Veszprém, and they are now six points behind Veszprém and nine behind Barça
  • after their biggest ever defeat last season on home ground (37:31), Veszprém took their biggest ever win over Kiel
  • 74 goals scored is the second highest in a match this season – just below the 75 goals in Barça’s 42:33 win against Aalborg
  • like in the first match at Kiel, when Veszprém were ahead 20:18, both sides scored 38 goals in the first half – equalling both their highest half-time score this season and Barça’s 20:18 against Aalborg at home