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06. 12. 2017

CL M: Monstrous Chaumont opposite Boyer routs his club to first-ever win in Champions League Group Stage

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The French titleholders Chaumont VB 52 Haute Marne stunned Polish powerhouse PGE Skra Bełchatów in Round 1 of the 2018 CEV Men’s Volleyball Champions League – Pool C!

 

The Champions League debutants Chaumont achieved their first-ever win in the Group Stage of the tournament, and what a win it was! The Ligue A defending champions threw an 8-time Polish titleholders Skra on their knees by a 3-1 (19-25, 25-18, 25-19, 29-27) on the road.  

Skra totally controlled the opening set, having a 16-10 lead at the second technical time-out which they did not drop until the end.

As for the 2nd and the 3rd set, Chaumont got themselves an early four-point lead - 11-7 (2nd set) and 12-8 (3rd set) - which they maintained all the way.

In the 4th set, neither of the sides managed to go ahead more than two points. At 23-23, the two teams exchanged points back and forth until 28-27 for Chaumont when Cuban Javier González served an ace for a historical win of his team in the Champions League.

The monstrous Chaumont, and also French NT, opposite Stéphen Boyer poured in 33 points (3 aces, 4 kill blocks), while Serbian middle blocker Srećko Lisinac notched 17 points (3 aces) for Skra.

CEV Volleyball Champions League 2017/2018 / Male / Seniors

4TH ROUND / POOL C / Round 1

DATE/TIME

TEAMS

SCORE

1

2

3

4

5

6

STATS

06.12.18:00

PGE SKRA BELCHATOW

CHAUMONT VOLLEY-BALL 52 HAUTE MARNE

1

3

 25

 19

 18

 25

 19 

 25

 27

 29

     

07.12.19:30

LOKOMOTIV NOVOSIBIRSK

DINAMO MOSCOW

0

0

         



 

 

Results, 1st round, today:

Arkas – Zaksa 0-3 (23-25, 28-30, 23-25)

Skra – Chaumont 1-3 (25-19, 18-25, 19-25, 27-29)

Toulouse – Zenit 20:00 CET 

Jastrzebski – BR Volleys 20:30 CET

Perugia – Lube 20:30 CET

Thursday:

Lokomotiv – Dinamo 13:30 CET

Fenerbahce – Roeselare 16:00 CET

Friedrichshafen – Halkbank 20:00 CET

Tuesday:

Valepa – PAOK 3-2 (25-19, 27-29, 33-35, 25-23, 15-11)

Maaseik – Trentino 1-3 (17-25, 23-25, 25-23, 17-25)

 

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