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Sports Weekend

, 20.10.2023, 13:45

In the fifth leg of the Champions League in womens handball on Saturday and Sunday, two Romanian sides will be taking on their French opponents. In group A, Romanian side CSM Bucharest, on their own turf, will be up against the French team Brest Bretagne. Hungarian side Gyor tops the group with 8 points while CSM ranks fourth with 4 points. Sunday will see the second Romanian – French game, when in Group B, Rapid Bucharest will be playing Metz away. The first side in the group is Herning Ikast with 8 points while Rapid is coming sixth with 3 points.



On Saturday in the second round of the the second preliminary leg of the European Cup, Romanian mens handball side and vicechampions, Minaur Baia Mare, will be playing Ukrainian side Odesa. Minaur won the first match at home 52 – 26. In the same competition, Romanian team Steaua București won their match against Israeli squad Hapoel Ashdod by forfeit, 10-0.



On Friday in the ice hockey Erste League, Romanian sides Sports Club Miercurea Ciuc, ACSH Gheorgheni and Corona Brașov are playing on their own turf three Hungarian sides.



Miercurea Ciuc plays UTE, Gheorgheni plays Budapest Akademia, while Corona Braşov takes on DVTK Jegesmedvek.



On Sunday, Corona Brașov plays Hungarian side Ujpest, Gheorgheni takes on DVTK and Miercurea Ciuc will be up against Budapest Akademia.



ACSH Gheorgheni comes second in the ranking with 17 points, Corona Brașov comes third with 14 points and Miercurea Ciuc ranks tenth with only 3 points.



In the 13th leg of the Romanian football Superleague, UTA Arad plays Rapid Bucharest on Friday, while on Saturday, FC Hermannstadt takes on Dinamo Bucharest. Farul Constanta also plays Universitatea Cluj on Saturday.



On Sunday, Poli Iasi plays FCU Craiova, while Petrolu Ploiesti takes on CSU Craiova. FCSB takes on FC Voluntari on the same day. The leg ends on Monday with Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe versus FC Botoșani and CFR Cluj versus Oțelul Galați. FCSB tops the ranking with 29 points followed by CFR Cluj with 26 points, Rapid Bucharest and CSU Craiova each with 22 points.


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