26 September 2022


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Italy: Perugia ended 2021 by beating a decimated Verona in straight sets!

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COVID-19 postponed many games not only in volleyball so it’s difficult these days to organize matches.
That was the case in Italy, where Piacenza – Lube and Trentino – Vibo clashes had to be postponed, as well as in France, where only three matches of Round 14 were played.

However, in their last match of the year, Superlega’s leaders managed to beat a decimated Verona 3-0 (25:20, 25:20, 25:18) in the only Round 15 match played yesterday.
Because, in addition to the three absences announced for positivity at Covid by Bonomi, Aguenier e
Cortesia, those of the last minute have been added, with Jensen and Spirito, stayed at the hotel. Perugia, speaking of Covid, has found Rychlicki on the bench, with Anderson and Mengozzi finally negative but in the stands.
The difference in a match in which, despite a combative Verona, saw a moment of true balance only in the second set, when Perugia, from 12-6 suffered the comeback closed from the ace of Mozic who scored the 15-16, it was mostly done in serving, thanks to Leon and Plotnytskyi, with 9 aces and only 11 errors.

Speaking of Oleh Plotnytskyi, he was named MVP of the match with an excellent reception (67% positivity), 11 points in attack, and decisive also from the service line, with 5 aces. The usual Leon instead is almost “human” in attack, with 55% positivity and 4 aces, but excellent numbers for the middle blockers too: Solè 100% in attack (5/5) and Ricci 71%.
On the other side, Anton Qafarena had 14 points.


🏐| SUPERLEGA CREDEMBANCA 2021/22 2ª Giornata RitornoRound 15
Dayoff: Leo Shoes PerkinElmer Modena

👉🏼 Wednesday, December 29 2021

• Sir Safety Conad Perugia – Verona Volley 3-0 (25:20, 25:20, 25:18)
Sir Safety Conad Perugia: Giannelli 2, Plotnytskyi 18, Ricci 6, Ter Horst 14, Leon Venero 15, Solé 7, Piccinelli (L), Colaci (L), Travica 0. N.E. Russo, Dardzans, Rychlicki. Coach. Grbic.
Verona Volley: Vieira De Oliveira 2, Magalini 4, Zanotti 7, Qafarena 14, Mozic 6, Nikolic 6, Donati (L). N.E. Wounembaina, Asparuhov, Spirito, Jensen. Coach. Stoytchev.

| Thursday, December 30 2021
• Gioiella Prisma Taranto – Consar RCM Ravenna
• Kioene Padova – Top Volley Cisterna

• Gas Sales Bluenergy Piacenza – Cucine Lube Civitanova POSTPONED
• Itas Trentino – Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia POSTPONED
• Vero Volley Monza – Allianz Milano POSTPONED


🏐| STANDINGS (updated on this day)
Conad Perugia 40
Cucine Lube Civitanova 31
Itas Trentino 26
Leo Shoes PerkinElmer Modena 25
Vero Volley Monza 20
Gas Sales Bluenergy Piacenza 18
Kioene Padova 15
Allianz Milano 15
Verona Volley 13
Top Volley Cisterna 13
Gioiella Prisma Taranto 10
Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia 9
Consar RCM Ravenna 2.


🏐| NEXT ROUND3a Giornata RitornoRound 16
Dayoff: Sir Safety Conad Perugia

| Wednesday, January 5 2022
18.00 Gioiella Prisma Taranto – Vero Volley Monza
20.30 Top Volley Cisterna – Verona Volley
20.30 Consar RCM Ravenna – Kioene Padova

| Thursday, January 6 2022
16.00 Cucine Lube Civitanova – Itas Trentino
20.30 Allianz Milano – Gas Sales Bluenergy Piacenza
18.00 Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia – Leo Shoes PerkinElmer Modena


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