11 April 2021

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Austria: Union Waldviertel wins a thrilling semifinal Game 1 in Graz

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Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel wins the first DenizBank AG VL semifinal duel against UVC Holding Graz on the road after a hard battle and two sets deficit in 129 minutes. 3-2 is the final resul, partially 23:25, 28:26, 23:25, 25:19, 18:16.
Game two of the “Best-of-5” serie will take place on Saturday in Zwettl.
Top scorers on Wednesday evening at Raiffeisen Sportpark Graz were Lorenz Koraimann (23) and Johannes Kratz (19) for the hosts and Martin Licek (30) and Marek Sulc (21) for the winners, who recovery starting setter Pavel Bartoš (injured in MEVZA Final Four in Zwettl), and made also an amazing performance in blocking, with 17 (against 9 for Graz).
Both DenizBank AG VL semifinal series will continue on Saturday: VCA Amstetten NÖ will face the defending champions SK Zadruga Aich / Dob at home, in Johann-Pölz-Halle, while Union Waldviertel and UVC Graz will face each other in Stadthalle Zwettl.

Cover Photo: Graz – Waldviertel | Archive.

| DenizBank AG VL | Semifinals (best-of-5)

| GAME 1
| March 13
SK Zadruga Aich/Dob – VCA Amstetten NÖ 3:0 (25:12, 25:18, 25:19)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

| March 17
• UVC Holding Graz – Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel 2-3 (25:23, 26:28, 25:23, 19:25, 16:18)

| GAME 2
| March 20
VCA Amstetten NÖ – SK Zadruga Aich/Dob 1-3 (25:23, 22:25, 22:25, 14:25)
Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel – UVC Holding Graz 1-3 (25:21, 20:25, 20:25, 21:25)

| GAME 3
| March 26
UVC Holding Graz – Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel 2-3 (21:25, 25:23, 25:23, 20:25, 13:15)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH
| March 27
SK Zadruga Aich/Dob – VCA Amstetten NÖ

| GAME 4
| March 31
VCA Amstetten NÖ – SK Zadruga Aich/Dob
Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel – UVC Holding Graz 2-3 (25:23, 21:25, 25:23, 20:25, 14:16)

| GAME 5
| April 3
UVC Holding Graz – Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel 3-0 (25:21, 25:23, 25:20)

| Semifinals 5/8th place (best-of-3)
| March 20
VBC TLC Weiz – UVC Weberzeile Ried/Innkreis 1-3 (25:19, 22:25, 13:25, 23:25)
| March 24
• TJ Sokol Wien V – VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt POSTPONED

| March 27
• VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt – TJ Sokol Wien V POSTPONED
UVC Weberzeile Ried/Innkreis – VBC TLC Weiz 3-1 (25:23, 20:25, 25:16, 25:18)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

??? UVC Weberzeile Ried/Innkreis – VBC TLC Weiz
??? VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt – TJ Sokol Wien V

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