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14/03/2019 09:00
PERUGIA and SAINT PETERSBURG vie for seventh straight #CLVolleyM win
2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men

Luxembourg, March 14, 2019. The first round of the men’s quarterfinals will end on Thursday night with two matches where Sir Colussi Sicoma PERUGIA of Italy and Russia’s Zenit SAINT PETERSBURG will be trying to keep their immaculate record in the competition this year when visiting CHAUMONT VB 52 HM and PGE Skra BELCHATOW, respectively. Zenit are rookies in the European Cups but they boast an impressive record of six wins in as many matches this far and they hope to add another victory to their tally despite missing their Cuban star Oreol Camejo for the match against Skra. Make sure you follow the action on EuroVolleyTV, the new digital home of European Volleyball!

CHAUMONT VB 52 HM (FRA) vs. Sir Colussi Sicoma PERUGIA (ITA)

•    Last Sunday, CHAUMONT lost the final of the French national cup to TOURS VB, who were in the same pool as PERUGIA in the 4th Round.
•    PERUGIA, on the other hand, just claimed their last match in the Italian national league on Saturday with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Kioene PADOVA.
•    This is the 13th match for CHAUMONT in this year’s Champions League as they started their journey from the 1st Round back in October.
•    Wassim Ben Tara, opposite hitter of CHAUMONT VB 52 HM, will not play this match because of injury.
•    PERUGIA have an impeccable record in this year’s Champions League with six wins in as many matches.