Paris Saint-Germain handball opened their counter to victories in the Champions League, winning 37-33 Wednesday in their den of Coubertin against the Poles of Orlen Wisla Plock, during the second day of the group stage.
During the first day, the Parisians lost 36-34 to Veszprem, vice-champion of Hungary.
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Kamil Syprzak on fire
But this time, they were not surprised by the Poles, winners of the surprises of the last Polish Cup against Kielce, and who had won their first match against Porto (27-23).
Initially led, Nikola Karabatic and his teammates were able to resume the match on their own in the first set, thanks in particular to a flamboyant Kamil Syprzak (7 goals out of 7 attempts) to lead 18-16 at the break.
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PSG provisionally 3e of group A
They were then able to widen the gap on the return from the paid locker room, up to 7 goals in advance, to finally win their first victory of the European campaign, without however being completely successful.
This success allows them to occupy for the moment the 3e place in Group A, two points behind leader Veszprem.
Eliminated in the quarter-finals last season, PSG will have to continue on this appearance and be even more incisive during the trip of the third day to Magdeburg (Germany) on September 28, to hope to qualify for the final stages.