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    A Comfortable Weekend for the CEV Champions League Volley Teams


    Article Mon, Dec 6 2021
    Author: Alperen Bakırlıoğlu

    This weekend, the CEV Champions League Volley teams continued their good run by successfully winning their domestic league challenges.


    The defending CEV Champions League titleholder Grupa Azoty ZAKSA Kedzierzyn-Kozle hosted GKS Katowice in the 10th Round of Polish Men's PlusLiga. ZAKSA played a superior game throughout the match and won the battle with a clear score of 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-19).


    Winning their eleventh challenge, ZAKSA kept their perfect record and continued to lead with 31 points. Alexander Sliwka scored 15 points in total and was selected as the MVP of the fight.


    Another CEV Champions League Volley participant of the country, Jastrzebski Wegiel, visited Indykpol AZS Olsztyn in the encounter that is quite important for the second place in the charts. In front of 1250 spectators, Jastrzebski overpowered their opponent 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-20).


    Thus, Jastrzebski received their eighth victory and rose to second place temporarily, while Olsztyn, who lost his third, dropped to fifth place. With the Projekt Warszawa-Aluron CMC Warta Zawiercie clash today, Poland's tenth round will be completed. If Warszawa wins this game, there will be five teams in league with three losses.

    The MVP of the match, Czech opposite Jan Hadrava, showed an impressive performance and scored 21 points in three sets. In addition, 22-year-old Polish middle-blocker Mateusz Poreba's six blocks drew attention.


    Turkish CEV Champions League Volley representatives Fenerbahçe HDI Istanbul and Ziraat Bankasi Ankara defeated their opponents in four sets by 3-1. Italy's elite team Sir Sicoma Monini Perugia and German Berlin Recycling Volleys won their games 3-0 this weekend.

    Photo: Twitter Sir Safety Perugia Volley Club

    In Russia, CEV Champions League Volley squad Dinamo Moscow lost 3-1 (24-26, 25-13, 23-25, 27-29) to ASK Nizhny Novgorod, especially after the breathtaking last set and took their second failure in the league.


    Bulgarian opposite Tsvetan Sokolov and Croatian opposite Leo Andric tallied 21 points apiece.