Nantes dominate Aalborg in the Champions League

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Nantes dominate Aalborg in the Champions League

Solid in attack and defense, the Nantes easily won against Aalborg (35-28) during the eighth day of the Champions League, this Thursday evening. Thanks to this second success in a row against the Danish club, Nantes consolidates its third place in group B and can still hope to clinch one of the first two qualifying places for the quarter-finals.

Facing Aalborg, finalist of the 2021 edition, Grégory Cojean’s men directly set the tone. More dominating, they took advantage of the weaknesses of their opponents to take the advantage in this meeting. Imperial in the first half, Nantes goalkeeper Viktor Hallgrímsson (14 saves) also allowed his team to keep the Danes at bay. Feverish offensively and authors of numerous faults, the teammates of Mikkel Hansen did not manage to return to the premises before the break (18-12).

On returning from the locker room, the Nantes residents consolidated their lead. More accurate in their passing, they led by eight goals midway through the second period. But vengeful, the Danes managed to recover and come back a few lengths from the French (30-28). But led by a Jérémy Toto (5 goals) of the big days, the Nantes people managed to intercept many balls and keep their lead over Aalborg. In front of their many spectators, the locals spun to their sixth success this season in the Champions League (35-28).

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