Barcelona continue 100% record
A week after being crowned champions of the Liga ASOBAL, Barcelona have not lost their hunger.
It is now 29 wins from 29 games after a comfortable 39-22 away win against strugglers Villa de Aranda.
Timothey N’Guessan scored six goals for Xavi Pascual’s side, while Dika Mem, Haniel Langaro, Blaz Janc and Jure Dolenec notched five each.
👏🏼 Victòria clara del Barça!
⚔️ @bmvillaaranda 22-39 Barça
⌚️ Final! / ¡Acaba el partido!
🗒 J29 #LigaSacyrASOBAL
📲 #LiveASOBAL #VDABAR
🔵🔴 #HandbolLive pic.twitter.com/9l8UWV3Net
— Barça Handbol (@FCBhandbol) April 24, 2021
What it means
There are just five games remaining for Barcelona to win to achieve a clean sweep of wins.
Villa de Aranda have lost 23 of 29 games this season, and are seven points from safety.
Top sides win closely fought matches
CD Bidasoa Irun edged past Benidorm 31-29 to win their sixth game from their last seven.
Rodrigo Salinas Muñoz scored six for the second-placed side, along with Julen Aguinagalde and Iker Serrano Matias. They have a five point lead over Huesca with five games remaining.
🏆 #LigaSacyrASOBAL. 29. jardunaldia.
🔘 Palau d’Esports l’Illa de Benidorm.
🆚 @bmbenidorm 29-31 Bidasoa Irun.
📻 @txingudiradio.#AupaBidasoa #BENBID #liveASOBAL https://t.co/pzl8iYpL3L
— CD Bidasoa Irun (@CDBidasoaIrun) April 24, 2021
Huesca narrowly beat Ademar 28-27 to go back to third in the table.
Tight at the bottom of the table
At the bottom, BM Sinfin recorded a vital win against Puerto Sagunto (31-29) to move four points clear of safety. Quabit Guadalajara are edging towards trouble.
They lost their fourth straight game and fell to 14th, just a point clear of safety. Importantly, the team below them – Morrazo Cangas – have two games in hand.