Third place in Koln

FC Barcelona Lassa finished in the third place in the Champions League Final Four after losing against Vardar in the semi-finals (27-29) and winning the consolation game against Kielce (40-35).

Gonzalo Perez de Vargas team was the main candidate to achieve the trophy and they confirm it during the first half against Vardar (16-9). But the last fifteen minutes of the game were disastrous and the Macedonian team reached the final thanks to an epic comeback.

24 hours later, Barça recovered from this big defeat and closes the season with the heads high after an spectacular victory over the Polish team.

Vardar proclaimed European champions for the second time in last four years after beating Veszprem (27-24), who have already lost four finals.