In the opener of new season, VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt defeats in straight sets newcomers Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam, partially 25:23, 25:20 and 25:22. The top scorers at Sportpark Klagenfurt were Arwin Kopschar (16) and David Petschnig (13) for the winners, while Leander Örley (15) and Finn Örley were the most prolific player on the other side. The hosts had a better attack rate with 47% vs. 43%, but also scored more block points (7 vs 2) and made significantly fewer errors (16 vs 28), while Innsbruck side made 8 aces, against 2 of Klagenfurt.
In the tie break of the day, VCA Amstetten NÖ mocks UVC Weberzeile Ried, who missed a victory after winning the first two sets. 2:3 is the final result, partially it was 25:21, 25:22, 16:25, 27:29 and 16:18, in a thrilling match lasted 140 minutes.
The guests had more efficiency in the attack (50% vs 42%, points 63 vs 54), and scored two more block points (16 vs 14), while Ried made three fewer errors (31 vs. 34) and made 7 aces, against 5 of the rivals. Patryk Napiorkowski stood out the winners with 29 points, while Ried’s captain Tomek Rutecki made 28.
SG TJ Sokol V Post SV Wien defeats TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg by 3-1, partially 25:18, 31:33, 25:21, 25:15 while close the picture Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel who defeats on the road VBC TLC Weiz with a clear 0:3 (16:25, 23:25, 21:25). Weiz played a good game, especially in the second set, but they were unable to tie the match, despite the winners played without Dan Streutker and Mark Sulc, the top scorers of last season (photogallery of the match here).
Defending champions UVC Holding Graz and runner-up SK Zadruga Aich/Dob will only enter the competition with the start of the top round, in December.
The Austrian Volley Cup will start tonorrow, with ten games scheduled.
The winners are already in the round of 16.
| Austrian Volley League 2021/22 – Semptember 25, 2021
• VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt – Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam 3-0 (25:23, 25:20, 25:22)
• UVC Ried/Innkreis – VCA Amstetten NÖ 2-3 (25:21, 25:22, 16:25, 27:29, 16:18)
• VBC TLC Weiz – Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel 0-3 (16:25, 23:25, 21:25)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH
• TJ Sokol V/Post SV Wien – TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg 3-1 (25:19, 31:33, 25:21, 25:15)
| STANDINGS (updated on this day)
VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt 3
Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel 3
TJ Sokol V/Post SV Wien 3
VCA Amstetten NÖ 2
UVC Ried/Innkreis 1
TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg 0
VBC TLC Weiz 0
Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam 0