Vardar is again at the top of the SEHA League and they continue the tradition of victories against their city rival Metalurg. Withn the 10th round, the red-black team won with 27:26 (11:13) thanks to the excellent game in the last 10 minutes when they made a turnover and reached a lead. They managed to defend themselves in the last attack of the host.
Vardar had an excellent beginning and good ending, which was decisive for winning points. In the last 5 minutes of the match, Vardar had a lead of 2 goals (25:23). However, Metalurg drew and the result was uncertain until the end. The host players had the last attack, which they did not realize.
We played this match without Timur Dibirov and Stojanche Stoilov. Marko Kizic was magnificent between the goal posts and saved 15 shots.
Vardar started the match excellent and reached a lead of 8:4 until the 16th minute. However, this advantage was slowly "melting" and Metalurg reached a lead in the 22nd minute, which they kept until halftime.
Dainis Kristopans, Christian Dissinger and Ivan Chupic scored 5 goals each for Vardar, while the young goalkeeper Marko Kizic saved 15 shots.