Barca and Kiel they face each other in the semifinals of the Final Four of the EHF Champions League 2021/2022which takes place in Colonia (Germany). The azulgrana team begins the path that it hopes will lead to its eleventh continental crown, a title that it won again last season, after not being able to achieve it since 2015.
Thus, after seeing how in December 2021 the final of last two seasons escaped him against Howhis rival in this semifinals, the previous course the men of Xavi Pascual they did not fail and got off the Nantes French in the semis and in the final Aalborg by a resounding 36-23. To this semifinal comes the Barcelonain his new project with Charles Ortega, with an almost immaculate campaign, where they have conquered all the national titles. However, he was unable to conquer the Super Globe against Magdeburg. So, you will have a ‘vendetta’ after lose in the 2019/2020 Champions League final against Kiel.
The Barça yielded against the Kiel, which was his return to a continental final at the time, five years later. Now, the azulgrana team arrives as defenders of the title and again a great favorite to win the gold medal, although they know how the German team spends it. The culé picture is coming in shape by winning the 2022 Asobal Cup Cup Finalrecently before the Bidasoa Irún for a clear 37-29. Barça beat Bidasoa Irún and added their 17th ASOBAL Cup, the last 11 consecutively. It was a good test for the Final Four of the Championswhere on June 18 they will face THW Kiel in the semifinals.
Of course, the path that is proposed to the Barça it won’t be easy for you. His first stop will come this Saturday in a semi-final in which he awaits the How German. The Teutonic team returns to this Final Four after remaining as s2nd place in Group A of the EHF Champions League with 21 points, behind the Aalborgsolo leader with 22 to his credit. In the quarterfinals, Kiel defeated Paris Saint Germain by a single goal difference.
Both teams tied in the first leg, on French soil (30-30), but in Germany it was the THW Kiel who won narrowly by a final 33-32. The Barçameanwhile, clearly beat another compatriot team from the Bundesligaas is the case of Flensburgfor a clear double victory by 29-33 on German soil, to finalize the pass to the Final Four at the Palau Blaugrana for 27-24.
The first semifinal of this Cologne “final four” they will play it Telekom Veszprem y el Kielce, which was a headache for the Barça team in the group stage. However, the team Charles Ortega could finish ahead in the group stage, in the Group Bfinally.
When is Barça – Kiel played in the Final Four of the EHF Champions League?
the match is played Today, Saturday, June 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Where to watch Barça – Kiel in the Final Four of the EHF Champions League?
The meeting can be seen by the DAZN platform and by Esport3 in Catalonia. It can also be seen by handball Champions League channel, EHF TV. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.