Porto, Barcelona and Forte dei Marmi are the new qualified to quartersfinals. In Ws Europe Cup two spanish teams have one foot to final four.
Porto, Barcelona and Forte dei marmi have been added to the already qualified Sporting an Benfica. Three surprises in this 5th matchday: the draw of Porto in Saint Omer (4-4), the defeat of Oliveirense in the rink of the Quevert (4-2) and the great win of Reus against Lodi (6-3). For the last marchday, March 9th valid for the qualification to quartersfinals, in the Group A will be decisive the game Oliveirense-Follonica: the portoguese team will need absolutely to win, the italians need only a point. In Group B all is already decided. In Group C, the last matchday will show head-to-head Porto-Reus. Reus need only a point to ensure the qualification. In the Group D, the decisive game will be Noia-Monza. The spanish team need a victory, the italians only a point.
In WS Europe Cup two spanish team, the title-holder CE Lleida Llista, and the 2018 semifinalist CP Voltregà, have already one foot in the final four, thanks to two victory in away, respectively in Nantes (3-5) and in Wolfurt (1-8). Spectacular tie from the italian derby: 5-5 but Valdagno has reassembled in the final minutes 3 goals. A good victory for Sarzaana against Igualada 5-4, but they must defende it in the 2nd leg.
In Female League Cup are definited the four best teams of the season. Voltregà, Iserlohn, Palau Plegamans and Manlleu. Only Manlleu lost the game against Gijon (4-3), but the others catch a precious victory to the final four. The semifinals will be Voltregà-Iserlohn and Plegamans-Manlleu (march 16th, 2019). The rink of the Final Four will be decided next weeks.