06. 01. 2020

BRA M: Cruzeiro start 2020 with victory in Clássico Mineiro

Source: superliga.cbv.com.br; Photo: Sada Cruzeiro/Twitter

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Sada Cruzeiro beat Fiat/Minas in the classic of the Minas Gerais state valid for Round 6 of the 2019/20 Brazilian Men’s Volleyball Championship regular season.


In the first match of the Superliga Masculina regular season in 2020, Cruzeiro prevailed over Minas in a derby of the Minas Gerais state (Clássico Mineiro) at home by a 3-1 (25-22, 16-25, 25-20, 25-20). It was the postponed match of Round 6 due to Cruzeiro’s participation in the FIVB Club World Championship. Thus, the team coached by Argentinean Marcelo Méndez took over the leadership of the competition, having 9-1 and 27 points, which are 2 points more than the 2nd placed EMS Taubaté Funvic.

Isac Santos top-scored for Cruzeiro with 15 points, while Otávio Pinto made an 80% attack (8/10). Felipe Roque tallied 18 points for Minas who came in 7th with 4-6 and 12 points.

2019/20 Superliga Masculina regular season – Round 6

December 4:

Sesi-SP - Vôlei Renata 1-3 (25-17, 21-25, 15-25, 23-25)

Ponta Grossa Vôlei - Vôlei UM Itapetininga 3-2 (25-17, 21-25, 22-25, 29-27, 15-12)

Sesc RJ - APAN Blumenau 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-22)

Pacaembu Ribeirão Preto - América Vôlei 3-2 (23-25, 25-17, 25-23, 27-29, 28-26)

December 5:

EMS Taubaté Funvic - Denk Academy Maringá Vôlei 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-21)

January 6:

Sada Cruzeiro - Fiat/Minas 3-1 (25-22, 16-25, 25-20, 25-20)




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