27. 11. 2019

BRA W: Rahimova's effort not enough, Sesc sweep Bauru to return to top of charts

Source: superliga.cbv.com.br; Photo: Sesc RJ Vôlei Feminino/Facebook

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Sesc RJ showed a good performance in the big match of the 2019/20 Brazilian Women’s Volleyball Championship regular season and beat Sesi Vôlei Bauru by 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-18).

 

The team coached by Bernardinho extended their unbeaten record to five games after sweeping Bauru in what supposed the be an exciting match of Round 5 of the 2019/20 Superliga Feminina regular season. Bauru players made as many as 15 errors more than rivals (28-13). How much the players of the visiting side lacked focus in the encounter shows the moment at 24-23 for Sesc in the first set. Bauru setter, one-time Olympic champion, Danielle Lins “Dani Lins” didn’t rotate well prior to her serve and gave away the point and a set to Sesc. Tandara Caixeta and Juciely Silva scored 11 points apiece for the leaders in the charts, with the latter serving 5 aces. As for Bauru, Azerbaijani Polina Rahimova put down 23 points, including 4 aces.

Round 5 brought one more derby. After losing the Paulista Championship title to São Paulo FC/Barueri, Osasco/Audax took the revenge on the state rivals and beat them by a 3-2 (25-23, 15-25, 17-25, 25-23, 10-15). Thus, Osasco maintained their unbeaten run to four games. Not even 30 points (62 attacks!) from LorenneTeixeira didn’t help Barueri. Serbian Ana Bjelica top-scored for the winning side with 14 points.

2019/20 Superliga Feminina regular season – Round 5

November 25:

Itambé/Minas - Curitiba Vôlei 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-23)

November 26:

Dentil/Praia Clube - Fluminense F.C. 3-1 (25-19, 25-11, 29-31, 25-18)

Sesc RJ - Sesi Vôlei Bauru 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-18)

November 27:

São Cristóvão Saúde/São Caetano - C.R. Flamengo 1-3 (21-25, 14-25, 27-25, 22-25)

São Paulo FC/Barueri - Osasco/Audax 2-3 (23-25, 25-15, 25-17, 23-25, 10-15)

Esporte Clube Pinheiros - Valinhos 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 28-26, 25-16)

Standings

 

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