Itas Trentino – Cucine Lube Civitanova 3-2 (23:25, 25:22, 24:26, 25:23, 16:14)
Itas Trentino: Giannelli 6, Kovacevic 26, Candellaro 7, Vettori 10, Russell 7, Lisinac 12, De Angelis (L), Van Garderen 1, Grebennikov (L), Nelli 3, Cavuto 11, Daldello 0. N.E. Codarin. Coach. Lorenzetti.
Cucine Lube Civitanova: Mossa De Rezende 3, Juantorena 17, Simon 15, Sokolov 15, Leal 20, Diamantini 2, Marchisio (L), Cantagalli 0, Balaso (L), Kovar 0, Cester 1, D’Hulst 0. N.E. Stankovic, Massari. Coach. De giorgi.
Itas Trentino have managed to win the game against Lube Civitanova to stay in the race for the finals.
The team lead by Ferdinando de Giorgi was close to clinch the spot in the finals, however Trentino were able to prevent them, playing a really good match, especially in the tie-break.
Uros Kovacevic had a great performance, leading his team in the race with 26 points, while Yoandy Leal was the top scorer on the other side with 20 points.
Sir Safety Conad Perugia – Azimut Leo Shoes Modena 3-1 (21:25, 25:17, 27:25, 25:22)
Sir Safety Conad Perugia: De Cecco 3, Lanza 6, Podrascanin 11, Atanasijevic 19, Leon Venero 24, Ricci 6, Della Lunga (L), Piccinelli 0, Hoag 0, Colaci (L), Berger 0, Seif 0. N.E. Hoogendoorn, Galassi. Coach. Bernardi.
Azimut Leo Shoes Modena: Christenson 2, Urnaut 9, Mazzone 2, Zaytsev 14, Bednorz 17, Holt 8, Benvenuti (L), Rossini (L), Tillie 1, Kaliberda 2, Anzani 0. N.E. Keemink, Pierotti, Pinali. Coach. Velasco.
On the other match, Perugia have earned the lead again in the clash against Modena. They defeated the rival in four sets even though Modena won the first set without lot of difficults.
Wilfredo Leon led Perugia with 24 points, while Aleksandar Atanasijevic also contributed with 19 points. Bartosz Bednorz was the top scorer with 17 points for Modena.
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Source Images: Marco Trabalza (Trentino Volley Srl on Facebook), Sir Safety Perugia Volley Club.