4 December 2021

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CEV Cup: Chênois prevail over Amriswil in Swiss derby via Golden Set, favorites go to 1/16 Finals without major upsets

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All (accept one) participant of the 1/16 Finals of the 2022 Volleyball CEV Cup are determined after today’s second leg of the Qualifying Round.

Chênois Genève won the Swiss derby after losing 1-3 to Lindaren Volley Amriswil in the 1st leg. But today the national champions turned the situation around by winning 3-0 at home, earning themselves the Golden Set, which they took with a score of 15-10. The Geneva team thus claimed its ticket for the Round of 16 of the second most important club competition on the European volleyball. Serbian Strahinja Brzaković top-scored the winners with 19 points, including five blocks, the Dutchman Maikel van Zeist served four aces, while Etienne Hagenbuch made 81% reception (26 digs, one error, 31% excellent).

One more team achieved its promotion to the next round via Golden Set: Ribnica Kraljevo from Serbia. By beating Germany’s SVG Lüneburg 3-1 in the rematch at home, the winners of the Serbian Cup annulled a 0-3 defeat from the first leg. In Golden Set, Ribnica proved stronger, prevailing over the rivals with a score of 15-10 and qualifying among the best 32 teams in the competition. Stefan Okošanović scored 21 points for the winners, while Žarko Ubiparip had 86% reception (36 digs, one error, 42% excellent).

About the other matches, there were no major upsets today. Big favorites such are Turkey’s Arkas İzmir, France’s Tours VB, and Italy’s Perkinelmer Leo Shoes Modena made it to the next round without problems.
Only one spot is vacant in the 1/16 Finals, which will be filled in by the winners of the duel between Poland’s PGE Skra Bełchatów and Bosnia’s OK Mladost Brčko (3-0 in the 1st leg). The match is scheduled tomorrow, November 18.

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🏐| 2021/22 CEV CUP – 1/32 Finals – Second Leg

| November 17, 2021

• SKV Usti Nad Labem (CZE) – HAOK Mladost Zagreb (CRO) 1-3 (25:21, 21:25, 23:25, 21:25) First Leg: 0-3

Arkas Izmir (TUR) – Rieker UJS Komárno (SVK) 3-0 (25:20, 25:16, 25:20) First Leg: 3-1

Chênois Geneve (SUI) – Lindaren Volley Amriswil (SUI) 3-0 (25:23, 25:23, 25:18) Golden Set: 15:10

Dinamo Bucuresti (ROU) – UVC Holding Graz (AUT) 3-1 (20:25, 25:12, 25:23, 25:21) First Leg: 3-1

• VK Lvi Praha (CZE) – CSM Arcada Galati (ROU) 3-2 (23:25, 25:18, 17:25, 25:19, 15:12) First Leg: 1-3

Ribnica Kraljevo (SRB) – SVG Lüneburg (GER) 3-1 (25:18, 25:22, 21:25, 25:18) Golden Set: 15:10

• Calcit Kamnik (SLO) – CDV Gaguas Las Palmas (ESP) 1-3 (24:26, 25:19, 21:25, 21:25) First Leg: 0-3

• Orion Doetinchem (NED) – IBB Polonia London (ENG) 3-2 (21:25, 25:19, 25:22, 21:25, 15:12)

Tours VB (FRA) – Draisma Dynamo Apeldoorn (NED) 3-0 (25:14, 25:14, 25:17) First Leg: 3-1

Volley Haasrode Leuven (BEL) – Budva Volley (MNE) 3-1 (25:8, 17:25, 25:22, 25:19) First Leg: 3-2

Perkinelmer Leo Shoes Modena (ITA) – Ford Levoranta Sastamala (FIN) 3-0 (25:21, 25:14, 25:14) First Leg: 3-0

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| November 18
PGE Skra Belchatow (POL) – OK Mladost Brcko (BIH) 3-0 (25:20, 25:8, 25:14)

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| Match-Up 1/16 Finals
(First Leg 30 nov-2 dec; Second Leg 7-9 dec)

• Leuven (Bel) – Foinikas Syros (Gre)
• Guaguas Las Palmas (Spa) – Decospan Menen (Bel)
• Arkas Izmir (Tur) – Sportoto Ankara (Tur)
• Mladost Zagabria (Cro) – Vero Volley Monza (Ita)
• Zenit Kazan (Rus) – SK Zadruga Aich/Dob (Aut)
• Orion Doetinchem (Ola) – TSV Jona (Svi)
• Montpellier HSC VB (Fra) – Olympiacos Piraeus (Gre)
• Jihostroj Ceske Budejovice (Cze) – Kuzbass Kemerovo (Rus)
• Chenois Ginevra (Sui) – Neftohimik Burgas (Bul)

• PGE Skra Belchatow or Brcko – VK Dukla Liberec (Cze)

• Dinamo Bucuresti (Rou) – United Volleys Frankfurt (Ger)
• CSM Arcada Galati (Rou) – Chaumont (Fra)
• Tours (Fra) – Amysoft Lycurgus Groningen (Ned)
• Perkinelmer Leo Shoes Modena (Ita) – CSS CNE Lapi DEJ-SCM Zalau (Rou)

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