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France: a great Nice defeats Toulouse at tie break in advance of Round 17

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In the advance of Round 17 of French Ligue A played on Friday, a great Nice did not give up and, after being 1-2 behind, defeated Toulouse 3-2 (without the setter Thiaguinho).
After a first set all in favor of the hosts, the entrances of Madsen and Pothron in place of Jorna and Panou relaunch Toulouse who take a 1-2 lead but, in the end, it is the hosts who level the score, for then win at the tiebreak.
Nice’s opposite Bruno Lima ended the match as top scorer with 23 points, 2 of his team’s 9 aces, and 57% in attack, but was Captain Steven Marshall to be awarded MVP of the game with 15 points, 2 winning blocks, and a solid performance in reception.
Among Toulouse, who was better in blocking (12 vs. 7), Daniel Cagliari was the most prolific player with 19 points and 62% in attack.
With this victory, Nice leveled the score with Paris in the current charts. However, the team from country’s capital has one less game.

| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

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🏐| LIGUE A 2021/22 | Journée 17 – Round 17

👉🏼 Friday | January 14, 2022

• Nice – Toulouse 3-2 (25:18, 23:25, 14:25, 25:20, 15:12)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

Saturday | January 15, 2022
Tourcoing – Sète 2-3 (21:25, 23:25, 25:14, 27:25, 18:20)
Poitiers – Plessis-Robinson 0-3 (17:25, 23:25, 23:25)
Tours – Chaumont 3-1 (22:25, 25:21, 25:19, 26:24)

Sunday | January 16, 2022

• Cannes – Nantes Rezé
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

• Paris – Cambrai POSTPONED
• Narbonne – Montpellier FORFEIT

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🏐| STANDINGS (updated on this day)

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🏐| NEXT ROUND | Journée 18 – Round 18

Friday | January 21, 2022
• Sète – Paris

Saturday | January 22, 2022
• Plessis-Robinson – Tourcoing
• Toulouse – Tours
• Nantes Rezé – Poitiers
• Chaumont – Nice
• Narbonne – Cannes
• Montpellier – Cambrai

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