Skip to content

Russia: Fakel wastes a 2-0 against Kuzbass in advance of Round 8

Kuzbass narrowly avoided a third defeat in a row in the 2020/21 Russian Superliga Parimatch regular season. They were pushed up against the ropes by Fakel in the first match of the eighth round.
In a duel of the teams that are settled in the top four in the standings, the Novy Urengoy side missed the opportunity to extend own winning streak to five games and inflict a third defeat in a row to Kuzbass in the competition: it wasted a lead in sets of 2-0. Partially, the club from Kemerovo won in five sets, partially 23:25, 22:25, 25:20, 25;15, and 15:13.
Ivan Zaytsev was Kuzbassโ€™s top scorer with 27 points, while Mikhail Shcherbakov set up as many as 8 of the teamโ€™s 17 blocks. Maksim Zhigalov scored 20 points for Fakel, while Vitaliy Dikarev made 5 blocks.

๐Ÿ“Œ| 2020/21 Superliga Parimatch regular season โ€“ Round 8

๐Ÿ—“| October 28
โ€ข Kuzbass Kemerovo – Fakel Novy Urengoy 3-2 (23:25, 22:25, 25:20, 25:15, 15:13)
Top Scorers: Zaytsev 27, Markin 15, Krsmanovic 12, Shcherbakov 12, Pakshin 6; Zhigalov 20, Volkov 14, Dikarev 11, Bogdan 10, Iakovlev 7, Gutsalyuk 6.

๐Ÿ—“| October 29
โ€ข Yenisey Krasnoyarsk โ€” Zenit Kazan 1-3 (17:25, 17:25, 25:22, 22:25)

๐Ÿ—“| October 31
โ€ข Ural Ufa โ€” Dinamo LO 3-1 (25:15, 25:21, 20:25, 25:21)
โ€ข Yugra Samotlor Nizhnevartovsk – Gazprom Surgut 3-1 (25:22, 14:25, 25:17, 25:22)
โ€ข Neftyanik Orenburg โ€” ASK Nizhniy Novgorod 3-1 (25:23, 25:21, 19:25, 26:24)

๐Ÿฆ | Postponed for COVID
โ€ข Lokomotiv Novosibirsk โ€” Belogorie Belgorod
โ€ข Dinamo Moscow โ€” Zenit St. Petersburg

๐Ÿ“„| Standings
Zenit Kazan 16
Dinamo Moscow 15
Kuzbass Kemerovo 14
Fakel Novy Urengoy 14
Zenit St. Petersburg 12
Yenisey Krasnoyarsk 9
Lokomotiv Novosibirsk 7
Ural Ufa 6
Yugra Samotlor Nizhnevartovsk 6
Dinamo LO 4
Belogorie Belgorod 4
ASK Nizhniy Novgorod 2
Neftyanik Orenburg 2
Gazprom Surgut 0

%d bloggers like this: