After the suspension of the first leg by Covid-19 in the squad of the Rocasa Gran Canaria, the Spanish team had to play the quarterfinals of the single match competition, in Turkey, against Yalikavaksports Club. Encounter that was played in Bodrum, in the Palace of Sports ‘Binnaz Karakaya’. Where the girls from the Gran Canaria team competed at all times, but the Turkish rhythm was much bigger and more dynamic.
The failures in front of goal and the little rhythm before a tremendous one of the Yalikavaksports Club was one of the reasons why the Rocasa Gran Canaria could not get the victory away from home. A triumph that was worth a ticket to the semifinals of the European Cup. The Spanish team has paid heavily for the consequences of having several members of the squad with Covid-19. Situation that forced them to play away from home. The match ended 28-25 in favor of the local team.
The match started in an even way but always with the Ottoman team making the difference and leading on the scoreboard. The offensive weapons of the Canarian team were being important at the beginning of the match. Until Yalikavaksports would score a tremendous partial that left them winning 11-6. Which led them to sentence the first half 16-12.
The missed penalties, and the many missed shots in one-on-one put the team at a great disadvantage. Rocasa Gran Canaria. To all this, the local fans excited and got even more into the game to the players of the Turkish entity, who concluded the second half completely dominating.
Yalikavaksports Club (16+12): Sevilay Imamoglu Öcal, Nursah Sancak (3), Zehra Oguz, Yeliz Özel (3), Yeliz Yilmaz (2), Buket Yilmaz (2), Cansu Piren, Demet Sonkaya, Esma Adnar, Fatmagül Sakizcan (5), Yasemin Sahin (10 ), Talita Alves Carneiro (2), Çagri Çinkan, Ilke Yildiz, Edanur Arslan y Kübra Yilmaz (1).
Rocasa Gran Canaria (12 + 13): Andrea Suárez, Melania Falcón (2), Iara Grosso. Arinegua Pérez (1), Paula Valdivia (2), Agni Zygoura (1), Alba Chiara Spugnini (3), Seynabou Mbengue (3), Haridian Rodríguez (5), Silvia Navarro ,, María Gomes (4), Ana Belén Palomino , Tiddara Trojaola (4), Mizuki Hosoe and Yuli Dácil Quevedo.
Referees: Edin Kulovic and Vedad Skaljic (BIH).
Scoreboard every 5 minutes: 3-0, 4-3, 7-6, 11-6, 12-7, 16-12, (rest), 18-14, 22-19, 24-20, 26-22, 28-25 (final) .
Incidents: Meeting corresponding to the single-match elimination of the EHF European Cup quarterfinals. Held at the Binnaz Karakaya sports palace in Bodrum, Turkey