Game Day 2: Great show by Russia and Hungary!
A classic European derby with many goals was the one between Hungary and Russia, for the 2nd game day of the Super Final of the World League.
Continuous upsets in the score offered a spectacle to the friends of the sport with Russia losing 6-9 in the 3d period of the game, but then the Russians returned to the match impressively and took the lead. In the end, with an excellent defense, Russia got its first close victory (14-13) in Athens against Hungary. Both rivals have three points each one in Group A.
The MVP of the great game was Elvina Karimova with three goals.
Periods: 2-2, 4-6, 5-3, 3-2.
RUSSIA (Aleksandr Gaidukov): Golovina, Bersneva 2, Prokofyeva, Karimova 3, Borisova, Churzina 1, Serzhantova, Simanovich 1, Timofeeva 1, Soboleva 1, Ivanova 3, Glyzina 2, Karnaukh
HUNGARY (Attilla Birro): Magyari, Szilagyi 2, Abel-Antal, Gurissati 1, Valyi, Parkes 1, Illes, Keszthelyi 4, Leimeter 4, Gyongyossy 1, Rybanska, Mate, Kaso
REFEREES: ZWART Michiel (NED) | TEIXIDO Jaume (ESP)