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France: a great Narbonne tie semifinal series vs. Tours! Montpellier first finalist!

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Despite a 0-2 lead on the field of Montpellier, Chaumont suffered a comeback from 0-2 to 3-2 (20:25, 20:25, 25:22, 25:23, 18:16) and thus they are the rivals to claim first ticket for Grand Finale, despite the injury of starting setter Javier Gonzalez at 11-11 of third set, and replaced by Gill. Dramatic the final of decisive fifth set, with Chaumont that wasted a 9-11 lead until 13-11. However Herrera put down the ace of 13-13. The hosts closed at fourth match ball with an attack out from Herrera, 18-16.
In final, coach Lecat side will face the winners between No.4 Narbonne and regular season leaders Tours, who will play on Saturday the decisive Game 3. In fact, on their home soil, Narbonne has returned the 3-0 suffered in Game 1 taking advantage from a disastrous Kevin Tillie, MVP of Game 1: only 3 points, 2/14 in attack with 2 blocked and 2 errors. The man of the match was opposite Rafael Araujo, with 16 points, 57% in attack, 43% efficiency and 3 winning blocks.

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🏐| LIGUE A 2021/22Playoffs Semifinals – Best-of-three

Game 1 | April 24
• Tours (1) – Narbonne (4) 3-0 (25:17, 25:17, 31-29)
• Chaumont (2) – Montpellier (3) 1-3 (22:25, 25:18, 22:25, 21:25)

👉🏼 Game 2 | April 27

• Narbonne (4) – Tours (1) 3-0 (25:21, 25:23, 25:17) Serie: 1-1

• Montpellier (3) – Chaumont (2) 3-2 (20:25, 20:25, 25:22, 25:23, 18:16) Serie: 2-0

Game 3 | April 30
• Tours (1) – Narbonne (4) 3-0 (25:18, 25:23, 25:19)

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