NFH Nyk has one of the biggest tasks of the season in tonight’s match against Odense. The home side has changed a lot, losing some good players like Solberg, Halilcevic, Van Der Vliet, Olsen, Sajka and Petersen. There are still fluctuations because the team is not fully integrated yet, losing to Esbjerg (33-28, after 19-10 at HT).
Odense has started the season incredibly superior, and after winning over Esbjerg in the Super Cup, they have blown away both Aarhus, Copenhagen, and Skanderborg with three big wins scoring 36, 37 and 42 goals. The coach from Norwegian Vipers Kristiansand, Gjekstad, arrived in Odense before the season and the main target is to win the Champions League, just like Vipers in recent seasons, The coach Gjekstad prefers an offensive and very quick style of play and this was confirmed in all league matches. Odense was additionally strengthened before the season, with the arrival of a Dutch goalkeeper Yara ten Holte from Dortmund, known for her quick passing. Then came the super wings, the Norwegian Malin Aune from CSM Bucharest, Halilcevic from Nykobing, Hansen from Copenhagen, and the Dutch van Wetering. They crushed Buducnost in the 2nd match of the Champions league group stage and I think that this line has a big value.
Odense have 10 wins in a row in their mutual matches and in 8 of them they covered this line.