Azimut Leo Shoes Modena-Itas Trentino 3-2
(25-23, 25-19, 16-25, 18-25, 15-8)
AZIMUT LEO SHOES: Urnaut 10, Anzani 5, Zaytsev 25, Bednorz 11, Holt 10, Christenson 6, Rossini (L); Mazzone 2, Kaliberda 3, Pierotti. N.e. Benvenuti, Van Der Ent, Pinali, Keemink Coach. Julio Velasco.
ITAS TRENTINO: Kovacevic 14, Lisinac 10, Vettori 12, Russell 21, Candellaro 7, Giannelli 7, Grebennikov (L); Van Garderen 2, Nelli, Cavuto, Codarin. N.e. Daldello, De Angelis. Coach. Angelo Lorenzetti.
Ivan Zaytsev leads Modena to the victory. He was the most dominant player in the final of the Italian Super Cup. It is always good thing to start the season with a trophy, and that was a case with Modena, who managed to win the final match after playing a battle lasted five sets against Trentino! Even if Angelo Lorenzetti’s team was down by two sets, they somehow made a comeback, tying the match and conquering the tie-break. However, Modena played at a really high level, destroying the opponent 15-8.
Ivan Zaytsev was the best scorer of the match with 25 points, while on the other side Aaron Russell scored 21 points.
In the match for the third place, Lube defeated Perugia in four sets 3-1 (16-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23). This is the report:
CUCINE LUBE CIVITANOVA: Sokolov 2, D’Hulst, Marchisio n.e., Juantorena n.e., Massari 3, Stankovic 6, Diamantini 4, Leal 17, Sander, Cantagalli n.e., Cester 2, Simon 17, Bruno Rezende 2, Balaso (L). Coach. Medei.
SIR SAFETY CONAD PERUGIA: Piccinelli, Ricci 6, Hoogendoom, Della Lunga, Seif n.e., Leon 13, Lanza 11, Galassi 5, Berger n.e., Colaci (L), Atanasijevic 24, De Cecco 1, Podrascanin 6. Coach. Bernardi.
Finals of the Italian Super Cup:
Trentino – Modena 2-3 (23-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-18, 8-15)
3rd place match:
Perugia – Lube 1-3 (25-16, 21-25, 23-25, 23-25)