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14/03/2019 23:45
BELCHATOW end winning streak of SAINT PETERSBURG as PERUGIA barely hang on to theirs against CHAUMONT
2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men

Luxembourg, March 14, 2019. PGE Skra BELCHATOW (POL) have ended the unbeaten run of Zenit SAINT PETERSBURG (RUS) in the 2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men. In front of a sold out hall, Skra managed to halt the threat of György Grozer and ran to victory in four sets. In the other quarterfinal match of Thursday night Sir Colussi Sicoma PERUGIA escaped losing their immaculate results streak as they withheld CHAUMONT VB 52 HM from converting match point in the fifth set, before securing the win by 16-14.

  • For PGE Skra BELCHATOW, Mariusz Wlazły played his first match since December 18, 2018. The captain and legend of PGE Skra was injured for almost two months. It’s his 13th season in the CEV Volleyball Champions League and all of them he played for PGE Skra. 
  • PGE Skra broke Zenit’s run of six wins in a row. It was the first Zenit loss in the #CLVolleyM this season.
  • Milad Ebadipour was awarded as MVP of the match. He scored 18 points with a 67% success rate in attack. Top scorer of the match was Grozer for SAINT PETERSBURG, as he scored 23 times.
  • The Block Devils of Sir Colussi Sicoma PERUGIA honoured their nickname Thursday night, scoring 18 points directly from blocking. In the fourth set they managed to score ten.
  • PERUGIA hadn't lost a match so far in the 2019 edition of the Champions League, this is the first time they had to go for a fifth set, as they won maximum 18 points from six group matches.
  • Top scorer for the match was Aleksandar Atanasijevic for PERUGIA, who scored 21 times, followed by his teammate Filippo Lanza and CHAUMONT's Julien Winkelmuller with 18.

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PGE Skra BELCHATOW (POL) vs. Zenit SAINT PETERSBURG (RUS) 3-1 (25-18, 13-25, 25-22, 25-18)
CHAUMONT VB 52 HM (FRA) vs. Sir Colussi Sicoma PERUGIA (ITA) 2-3 (21-25, 31-29, 25-17, 19-25, 14-16)

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