2018–19 LEN Euro League Women

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2018–19 LEN Euro League Women
LeagueLEN Euro League Women
SportWater Polo
Duration24 January – 20 April 2019
Number of games48
Number of teams19 (from 9 countries)
Season championsSpain CN Sabadell (5th title)
Runners-upGreece Olympiacos
Euro League Women seasons

The 2018–19 LEN Euro League Women was the 32nd edition of the major European tournament for women's water polo clubs. It ran from 24 January to 20 April 2019.[1][2]

The Final 4 was contested in Sabadell, Spain, on 19 and 20 April. The home team became European champion for the fifth time, defeating Greece's Olympiacos in the final match.[3][4][5]

Overview[edit]

Calendar[edit]

The calendar of the competition was announced on 25 May 2018.[1]

Phase Round First leg Second leg
Preliminary round Qualification Round I 23–25 November 2018
Qualification Round II 24–27 January 2019
Knockout stage Quarterfinals 23 February 2019 9/12 March 2019
Final 4 19–20 April 2019

‡: Not contested

Participating teams[edit]

Preliminary round
Croatia ŽAVK Mladost Greece Olympiacos Italy Orizzonte Catania Russia Dynamo Uralochka Spain CN Mataró
France Lille UC Hungary BVSC Italy Plebiscito Padova Russia Kinef Kirishi Spain CN Sabadell
Greece Ethnikos Hungary Dunaújváros Italy Rapallo Russia Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk Spain CN Sant Andreu
Greece NC Vouliagmeni Hungary UVSE Netherlands ZVL-1886 Slovakia Olympia Košice

Preliminary Round[edit]

The draw of the pools for the Preliminary Round was held in Kirishi, Russia, before the 2018 Super Cup, on 9 october 2018.[6]

Pools composition[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Hungary BVSC Spain CN Sabadell Spain CN Mataró Russia Dynamo Uralochka
Spain CN Sant Andreu (H) Hungary Dunaújváros Greece Olympiacos Greece Ethnikos (H)
Russia Kinef Kirishi Greece NC Vouliagmeni Italy Plebiscito Padova (H) France Lille UC
Croatia ŽAVK Mladost Slovakia Olympia Košice (H) Russia Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk Italy Orizzonte Catania
Netherlands ZVL-1886 Italy Rapallo Hungary UVSE

Group A[edit]

Venue: Piscina Pere Serrat, Barcelona, Spain.[7]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Russia Kinef Kirishi 4 4 0 0 76 24 +52 12 Quarterfinals
2 Spain CN Sant Andreu 4 3 0 1 46 32 +14 9
3 Hungary BVSC 4 1 1 2 51 33 +18 4
4 Netherlands ZVL-1886 4 1 1 2 33 44 −11 4
5 Croatia ŽAVK Mladost 4 0 0 4 21 94 −73 0
Source: LEN
Date Time Score
24 Jan 18:30 Sant Andreu 8–7 BVSC Report
24 Jan 20:30 Kinef 30–6 Mladost Report
25 Jan 10:00 Kinef 20–5 ZVL Report
25 Jan 12:00 Mladost 5–28 BVSC Report
25 Jan 18:30 Sant Andreu 12–3 ZVL Report
25 Jan 20:30 BVSC 7–11 Kinef Report
26 Jan 18:30 Sant Andreu 6–15 Kinef Report
26 Jan 20:30 ZVL 16–3 Mladost Report
27 Jan 10:30 BVSC 9–9 ZVL Report
27 Jan 12:30 Sant Andreu 20–7 Mladost Report

Group B[edit]

Venue: Mestská Krytá Plaváreň, Košice, Slovakia.[8]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Spain CN Sabadell 4 4 0 0 66 27 +39 12 Quarterfinals
2 Greece NC Vouliagmeni 4 3 0 1 50 29 +21 9
3 Hungary Dunaújváros 4 2 0 2 49 36 +13 6
4 Italy Rapallo 4 1 0 3 43 45 −2 3
5 Slovakia Olympia Košice 4 0 0 4 13 74 −61 0
Source: LEN
Date Time Score
24 Jan 18:00 Dunaújváros 9–8 Rapallo Report
24 Jan 19:30 Sabadell 24–4 Košice Report
25 Jan 10:00 Rapallo 9–17 Sabadell Report
25 Jan 11:30 Dunaújváros 11–13 Vouliagmeni Report
25 Jan 18:00 Sabadell 13–7 Dunaújváros Report
25 Jan 19:30 Vouliagmeni 17–1 Košice Report
26 Jan 18:00 Vouliagmeni 7–12 Sabadell Report
26 Jan 19:30 Košice 6–21 Rapallo Report
27 Jan 10:00 Rapallo 5–13 Vouliagmeni Report
27 Jan 11:30 Košice 2–22 Dunaújváros Report

Group C[edit]

Venue: Centro Sportivo del Plebiscito, Padua, Italy.[9]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Greece Olympiacos 3 2 1 0 41 20 +21 7 Quarterfinals
2 Italy Plebiscito Padova 3 2 1 0 35 21 +14 7
3 Spain CN Mataró 3 1 0 2 22 27 −5 3
4 Russia Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk 3 0 0 3 15 45 −30 0
Source: LEN
Date Time Score
25 Jan 18:00 Plebiscito 15–5 Ugra KM Report
25 Jan 20:00 Mataró 5–12 Olympiacos Report
26 Jan 17:00 Olympiacos 20–6 Ugra KM Report
26 Jan 19:00 Plebiscito 11–7 Mataró Report
27 Jan 10:00 Ugra KM 4–10 Mataró Report
27 Jan 12:00 Olympiacos 9–9 Plebiscito Report

Group D[edit]

Venue: Petros Kapagerov National Swimming Hall, Piraeus, Greece.[10]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hungary UVSE 4 4 0 0 49 31 +18 12 Quarterfinals
2 Italy Orizzonte Catania 4 3 0 1 51 25 +26 9
3 Russia Dynamo Uralochka 4 2 0 2 46 43 +3 6
4 Greece Ethnikos 4 1 0 3 40 50 −10 3
5 France Lille UC 4 0 0 4 22 59 −37 0
Source: LEN
Date Time Score
24 Jan 17:30 Ethnikos 14–5 Lille Report
24 Jan 19:15 Uralochka 6–15 Orizzonte Report
25 Jan 10:00 Orizzonte 6–9 UVSE Report
25 Jan 11:45 Lille 7–14 Uralochka Report
25 Jan 18:15 Uralochka 9–11 UVSE Report
25 Jan 20:00 Ethnikos 5–15 Orizzonte Report
26 Jan 18:00 Ethnikos 10–17 Uralochka Report
26 Jan 19:45 UVSE 16–5 Lille Report
27 Jan 10:00 Lille 5–15 Orizzonte Report
27 Jan 11:45 Ethnikos 11–13 UVSE Report

All times are local

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

The draw took place at LEN headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on 29 January 2019.[11]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kinef Kirishi Russia 18–19 Greece NC Vouliagmeni 11–10 7–9
Orizzonte Catania Italy 20–23 Spain CN Sabadell 9–12 11–11
UVSE Hungary 13–14 Italy Plebiscito Padova 6–6 7–8
CN Sant Andreu Spain 13–26 Greece Olympiacos 7–16 6–10

First Leg[edit]

23 Feb 2019
13:00 (UTC+3)
Report Kinef Kirishi Russia 11–10 Greece NC Vouliagmeni Neftyanik Sports Complex (Kirishi)
Referees:
Putniković (SRB), Petik (HUN)
Score by quarters: 3–5, 2–1, 4–4, 2–0
4: Simanovich
3: Zubkova
Goals 4: Charalampidi
3: Jordan
23 Feb 2019
16:45 (UTC+1)
Report CN Sant Andreu Spain 7–16 Greece Olympiacos Piscina Pere Serrat (Barcelona)
Referees:
Colombo (ITA), Marjay (HUN)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 0–4, 4–4, 1–5
2: Sleeking
1: five players
Goals 4: Asimaki
3: Avramidou
23 Feb 2019
18:00 (UTC+1)
Report Orizzonte Catania Italy 9–12 Spain CN Sabadell Piscina di Nesima (Catania)
Referees:
Markopoulou (GRE), Matache (ROU)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 1–3, 2–3, 4–3
4: Marletta
2: Bianconi
Goals 3: Ortiz
2: García, Neushul, Leitón
23 Feb 2019
20:00 (UTC+1)
Report UVSE Hungary 6–6 Italy Plebiscito Padova Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Stadium (Budapest)
Referees:
Achladiotis (GRE), Mišković (MNE)
Score by quarters: 2–1, 2–1, 0–3, 2–1
2: Keszthelyi, Faragó Goals 2 :Queirolo

Second Leg[edit]

9 Mar 2019
16:45 (UTC+2)
Report Olympiacos Greece 10–6 Spain CN Sant Andreu Petros Kapagerov National Swimming Hall (Piraeus)
Referees:
Várkonyi (HUN), Goncharenko (UKR)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 2–1, 2–1, 2–2
2: Eggens, Eleftheriadou
1: six players
Goals 2: Jackovich
1: four players
9 Mar 2019
18:00 (UTC+1)
Report Plebiscito Padova Italy 8–7 Hungary UVSE Centro Sportivo del Plebiscito (Padua)
Referees:
Dreval (RUS), Raković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 2–5, 2–1, 2–1, 2–0
3: Barzon
2: Grab
Goals 3: Keszthelyi
1: four players
9 Mar 2019
20:00 (UTC+2)
Report NC Vouliagmeni Greece 9–7 Russia Kinef Kirishi Halandri Municipal Swimming Center (Chalandri)
Referees:
Peris (CRO), Mauss (GER)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 2–3, 3–2, 1–1
3: Xenaki
2: Elliniadi
Goals 2: Zubkova, Prokofyeva,
Simanovich
12 Mar 2019
19:00 (UTC+1)
Report CN Sabadell Spain 11–11 Italy Orizzonte Catania Centre Can Llong (Sabadell)
Referees:
Debreceni (HUN), Boudramis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 2–1, 4–2, 2–5
3: Ortiz, Forca
2: Neushul
Goals 6: Garibotti
2: Aiello

Final Four[edit]

The allocation of the Final 4 in Sabadell and the draw of the semifinals were announced by LEN on 13 March 2019. The Spanish team hosted the finals for the second time (the first one was the 2016 edition).[12][13]

Semifinals[edit]

19 Apr 2019
11:30 (UTC+1)
Report NC Vouliagmeni Greece 7–8 Greece Olympiacos Centre Can Llong (Sabadell)
Referees:
Mauss (GER), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 2–2, 2–3, 1–1
3: Chydirioti
2: Charalampidi
Goals 4: Avramidou
1: four players
19 Apr 2019
13:15 (UTC+1)
Report Plebiscito Padova Italy 5–8 Spain CN Sabadell Centre Can Llong (Sabadell)
Referees:
Várkonyi (HUN), Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 2–4, 1–3, 1–0
3: Barzon Goals 3: Steffens
2: Forca

Finals[edit]

3rd place
20 Apr 2019
11:30 (UTC+1)
Report Plebiscito Padova Italy 7–8 Greece NC Vouliagmeni Centre Can Llong (Sabadell)
Referees:
Várkonyi (HUN), Margeta (SLO)
Score by quarters: 1–2, 2–4, 2–0, 2–2
3: Barzon
1: four players
Goals 2: Chydirioti, Jordan
1st place
20 Apr 2019
13:15 (UTC+1)
Report CN Sabadell Spain 13–11 Greece Olympiacos Centre Can Llong (Sabadell)
Attendance: 1000[5]
Referees:
Mauss (GER), Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 4–3, 2–3, 5–2
4: Neushul
3: Ortiz
Goals 4: Buckling
2: Plevritou, Tsoukala


2018–19 LEN Euro League Women
Champions
Spain
CN Sabadell
5th title
Final standings
Team
Gold medal europe.svg Spain CN Sabadell
Silver medal europe.svg Greece Olympiacos
Bronze medal europe.svg Greece NC Vouliagmeni
4 Italy Plebiscito Padova

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LEN Club Competition programme season 2018–2019" (PDF). len.eu. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Len Events Calendar 2019". len.eu. 30 August 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Euro League, Final Four, Sabadell (ESP) – Summary, Day 2". len.eu. 20 April 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  4. ^ Jaime Roberts (20 April 2019). "Sabadell wins 5th Euro League trophy". waterpology.com. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  5. ^ a b Marta Pérez (20 April 2019). "13-11: Remontada heroica de un Sabadell campeón de Europa" [13-11: Heroic recovery for Sabadell, European Champion]. mundodeportivo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Euro League 2019 – The Draw". len.eu. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  7. ^ "A quarts de final de l'Eurolliga!" [To EuroLegue quarterfinals]. mailchi.mp (in Catalan). El CNSA informa. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  8. ^ "Vodné Poló - Euroliga Ženy" [Water polo - EuroLegue Women]. ŠG Olympia Košice (official Facebook page) (in Slovak). 19 January 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Preliminary Round di Euro League, pallanuoto femminile nel weekend al Plebiscito" [Euro League's Preliminary round, women's water polo in the weekend at the Plebiscito]. padovaoggi.it (in Italian). 24 January 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  10. ^ Angelic Nost. "Το γυναικείο τμήμα Water Polo του Εθνικού Πειραιώς επιστρέφει πιο δυναμικό από ποτέ" [Ethnikos Piraeus women's water polo team is returning more dynamic than ever]. thatslife.gr (in Greek). Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  11. ^ "Euro League Quarter Finals DRAW". len.eu. 29 January 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  12. ^ "Euro League & LEN Trophy Final 4". len.eu. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  13. ^ "Finals in Sabadell and in Kirishi – Women's Euro League". total-waterpolo.com. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 9 December 2019.

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