Champions League Final Four tickets up for grabs

Champions League Women’s Water Polo, Day 5
Saturday, 9th March 2024
(all times are CET)

Group A

13.30 CN Terrassa (ESP) v CN St Andreu (ESP)
18.00 SIS Roma (ITA) v Ekipe Orrizonte (ITA)
Standings: 1. St Andreu 11, 2. Terrassa 9, 3. Orizzonte 3, 4. Roma 1

Group B

17.00 Dunaujvaros (HUN) v Mulhouse WP (FRA)
19.00 Alimos NAC Betsson (GRE) v Astralpool Sabadell (ESP)
Standings: 1. Sabadell 12, 2. Alimos 6, 3. Mulhouse 5, 4. Dunaujvaros 1

Group C

18.00 Ethnikos Piraeus (GRE) v DIGI-Eger (HUN)
18.30 FTC-Telekom Budapest (HUN) v CN Mataro (ESP)
Standings: 1. Mataro 12, 2. FTC 6, 3. Ethnikos 4, 4. Eger 2

Group D

15.00 Vouliagmeni NC (GRE) v Olympiacos Piraeus (GRE)
18.00 CN Mediterrani (ESP) v UVSE Budapest (HUN)
Standings: 1. Olympiacos 12, 2. Vouliagmeni 9, 3. UVSE 3, 4. Mediterrani 0

The action resumes in the Champions League women’s water polo this week, following a three-month break that saw most of the players chasing medals and Olympic spots at the European Water Polo Championships and the World Water Polo Championships.

In the women’s top continental competition, the teams are now set to play the remaining two rounds of the thrilling group stage.

Only the top ranked sides from the respective groups can make the finals, and the Final Four is already shaping up to feature three Spanish and one Greek team.

This Saturday’s marathon will see eight matches played and four will most probably determine the four finalists.

In Group A, in the in-house derby of the Spaniards, Terrassa has a last chance to catch St Andreu.

However, the latter side enjoys a two-point advantage and a win would send them to the Final Four.

The two Italians in Group A, eight-times winner Orizzonte and Roma can stage a heated prestige contest.

Two giants, who clashed for gold last season, Sabadell and Mataro, can also secure their spots in the Final Four by bagging a single point respectively.

Title-holder Sabadell are away to Alimos in Greece, while Mataro travel to Budapest to meet Ferencvaros – and the visitors in both games are heavily favoured.

Just for the record, in Hungary, fans are invited to witness two brilliant encounters in the famous Komjadi pool on Saturday evening, first Ferencvaros v Mataro in the women’s Champions League, then the local men’s team collides with Olympiacos – a fascinating combo.

In the all-Greek match in Group D, Olympiacos has another showdown in the neighbouring pool of Vouliagmeni and a win would seal the 2021 and 2022 champions a place in the finals – as most likely the lonely opposition to the Spanish armada.

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