Vardar Wins Epic Match against Barcelona to Face PSG in FinalSports | June 3, 2017, Saturday @ 22:19| 316 views
Photo: Vlatko Perkovski
Vardar players were quite the sensation Saturday night, winning the match against Barcelona in the second semi-final of the Champions League and on Sunday at 6:00 pm they fill be facing the team of PSG. Vardar were totally in control of the game, and this was a reward for all their hard work.
After the phenomenal first half of the game, in which Vardar scored 13:12, the team knew that they wanted and continued with the same tactics in the second half. The players did not allow the Barcelona team to dictate the tempo but rather were in control. They played with great tactics and patience, and led the game with 2 goals difference (19:17) 44 minutes into the game.
They kept this score for several minutes, when Barcelona later on led with one goal difference. Then Vardar took over and was leading, until Barcelona managed to even out, scoring 25:25.
Some 17 seconds before the end, Raul Gonzalez called for time-out and set up the action that took Vardar to victory. He left Strebik at the goal, and Luka Cindric scored the goal that made history in the second semi-final, and placed Vardar in the finals.