Champions League Men

QIU Dang beat World’s vice champion Truls MOREGARD

After 1. FC Saarbrucken day earlier, another German representative secured the victory in the quarterfinal of the Champions Legue Men. In the opening leg in away match, champions, Borussia Dusseldorf overcame K.S. Dekorglass Dzialdowo in Poland tonight.

Another similarity to the opening duel in the Round, was the result. Borussia Dusseldorf can wait for the return leg in more relaxed atmosphere since they overcame their adversaries in straight matches, even without Timo BOLL.

QIU Dang was under most severe pressure, but he was to one to bring the dream start to the team after very close 3:2 win over the World’s vice champion Truls MOREGARD (7:11, 11:9, 14:12, 9:11, 0:6). It was very close encounter in which QIU showed he had a better nerves by winning the decisive game in clean sweep.

Another Swede, but at the other side of the net, Anton KALLBERG overcame Jakub DYJAS in four games (11:13, 4:11, 13:11, 9:11). Kristian KARLSSON, world’s champion in doubles sealed the match with 3:0 win over Patryk LEWANDOWSKI (3:11, 8:11, 7:11).

In Lisbon, Sporting Clube de Portugal suffered by the hands of the players from Fakel Gazprom Orenburg. Guests was not in the mood for charity tonight. Aleksandr SHIBAEV overcame Guilherme PAULO (7:11, 3:11, 1:11), Hugo CALDERANO beat Diogo CARVALHO 1:3 (7:11, 4:11, 11:9, 9:11).

Dimitrij OVTCHAROV also played tonight. He overcame Vasco VELOSO (1:11, 4:11, 2:11).