Euroleague title-holder Sporting eliminated by Lodi

An unpredictable surprise in the second-last matchday of Euroleague Regular Phase. The title-holder Sporting lost the decisive match for 5-1, where is compulsory to win to remain in the competition. The italian Lodi makes one of the greatest matches of the season and scores for 5 times inside the net of Girao. In Group A, Lodi and Reus  (victorious 3-1 in France) are now qualified to the quarterfinals and in the last matchday in March they will fight, in Palau d’Esports in Reus, for the first position. Other three teams are already qualified to the next round and two are waiting for the pass after the results of tomorrow’s game Barça-Sarzana: Porto, Oliveirense and Deportivo Liceo win their own games with a decisive latest parts of their struggles: Porto won 3-2 in Monza’s rink and assure the qualification to quarterfinals, Oliveirense and Liceo won in the latest minutes of their games, respectively 5-4 and 2-1, and will fight in March for the first position in Oliveira De Azemeis.

The quarterfinals of the WS Europe Cup rewarded the home teams. All the four matches of 1st leg won by Voltregà, Braga, Barcelos and Trissino. Voltregà wins only for one goal in the catalan derby against Caldes, Braga and Barcelos, respectively, with 3 and 2 goals more than the opponents and Trissino even with 8 goals. In the middle of March, these teams will need only a tie for qualifying to Final Four. 

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Photo of Antonio Lopes, a shot from Braga-Follonica (WS Europe Cup)

EUROLEAGUE – 5th MATCHDAY – Saturday 15th February 2020

GROUP A
h 20:00 PT – h 21:00 CET – Match #036 – Dinan Quevert (FR)  x Reus Deportiu (SP) = 1-3
h 20:00 PT – h 21:00 CET – Match #037 – Amatori Wasken Lodi (IT) x Sporting CP (PT) = 5-1
STANDING: Amatori Lodi (IT) (+10) 12 points, Reus Deportiu (SP) (+6) 10 points, Sporting CP (PT) (-2) 7 points, Dinan-Quevert (FR) (-14) 0 points
Amatori Lodi & Reus Deportiu qualified to Quarterfinals
Next round – 6th matchday – Saturday 14th March 2020 (time to be definited) – Reus Deportiu (SP) x Amatori Wasken Lodi (IT) – Sporting CP (PT) x Dinan Quevert (FR) 

GROUP B
h 16:00 PT – h  17:00 CET – Match #038 – RC Biasca (CH) x CE Noia (SP) = 3-5
h 19:45 PT – h 20:45 CET – Match #039 – HRC Monza (IT) x FC Porto (PT) = 2-3
STANDING: FC Porto (PT) (+21) 12 points, Ce Noia (SP) (+12) 10 points; HRC Monza (IT) (-5) 7 points, RC Biasca (CH) 0 points (-28)
FC Porto qualified to quarterfinals
Next round – 6th matchday – Saturday 14th March 2020 (time to be definited) – CE Noia (SP) x HRC Monza (IT) – FC Porto (PT) x RC Biasca (CH)

GROUP C
h 17:00 PT – h 18:00 CET – Match #040 – SKG Herringen (DE) x SL Benfica (PT) = 3-4
h 11:00 PT – h 12:00 CET – Match #041 – Barça (SP) x H Sarzana (IT) – Referees: Florindo Cardoso (PT) and Porfirio Fernandes (PT) – LIVE ON BARCATV AND LIVE STREAMING WWW.CERS-RINKHOCKEY.TV
STANDING: Barça (SP) (+17) 10 points, SL Benfica (PT) (+18) 10 points, H. Sarzana (IT) (-11) 4 points, SKG Herringen (DE) (-24) 1 point
Next round – 6th matchday – Saturday 14th March 2020 (time to be definited) – SL Benfica (PT) x H Sarzana (IT) – Barça (SP) x SKG Herringen (DE)

GROUP D
h 19:30 PT – h 20:30 CET – Match #042 – SCRA Saint Omer (FR) x UD Oliveirense (PT) = 4-5
h 19:00 PT – h 20:00 CET – Match #043 – Deportivo Liceo (SP) x H. Forte dei Marmi (IT) = 2-1
STANDING: UD Oliveirense (PT) (+11) and Deportivo Liceo (SP) (+8) 12 points, H. Forte (IT) (-9) 4 points, SCRA Saint Omer (FR) (-10) 0 points
UD Oliveirense and Deportivo Liceo qualified to quarterfinals
Next round – 6th matchday – Saturday 14th March 2020 (time to be definited) -.UD Oliveirense (PT) x Deportivo Liceo (SP) – H. Forte dei Marmi (IT) x SCRA Saint-Omer (FR)

EUROLEAGUE – QUARTERFINALS – 1st Leg – Saturday 28th Match 2020 – 2nd Leg: Saturday 18th April 2020

Match #052 – 2nd Group D x 1st Group A /// Match #056 – 1st Group A x 2nd Group D 
Match #053 – 2nd Group C x 1st Group B /// Match #057 – 1st Group B x 2nd Group C
Match #054 – 2nd Group B x 1st Group C /// Match #058 – 1st Group C x 2nd Group B 
Match #055 – 2nd Group A x 1st Group D /// Match #059 – 1st Group D x 2nd Group A

WS EUROPE CUP – QUARTERFINALS – 1st Leg – 15/2/2020 
h 19:15 PT – h 20:15 CET – Match #107 – CP Voltregà (SP) x CH Caldes (SP) = 3-2
h 21:30 PT – h 22:30 CET – Match #108 – OC Barcelos (PT) x Igualada HC (SP) = 6-4
h 21:00 PT – h 22:00 CET – Match #109 – HC Braga (PT) x Follonica H (IT) = 7-4
h 19:45 PT – h 20:45 CET – Match #110 – GSH Trissino (IT) x RHC Dornbirn (AT) = 10-2

WS EUROPE CUP – QUARTERFINALS – 2nd Leg – 14/3/2020 
Match #111 – CH Caldes (SP) x CP Voltregà (SP)
Match #112 – Igualada HC (SP) x OC Barcelos (PT)
Match #113 – Follonica H (IT) x HC Braga (PT)
Match #114 – RHC Dornbirn (AT) x GSH Trissino (IT)

WS EUROPE CUP – FINAL FOUR – 25th and 26th April 2020
SEMIFINALS

Match #115 – Winner Match 107/111 x Winner Match 110/114
Match #116 – Winner Match 108/112 x Winner Match 109/113
FINAL
Match #117 – Winner Match 115 x Winner Match 116

PRESS KIT AND USEFUL INFORMATION FOR MEDIA
Media Guide Sporting Season 2019-20 -> Click for download
Press Kit Euroleague 2019-20 – GROUP A -> Click for download
Press Kit Euroleague 2019-20 – GROUP B -> Click for download
Press Kit Euroleague 2019-20 – GROUP C -> Click for download
Press Kit Euroleague 2019-20 – GROUP D -> Click for download
Press Kit WS Europe Cup 2019-20  -> Click for download
Press Kit Female League Cup 2019-20 – GROUP A -> Click for download
Press Kit Female League Cup 2019-20 – GROUP B -> Click for download
HandBook Sporting Season 2018-19 -> Click for download