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18. 01. 2020

CL M: Zenit put participation in 1/4 finals in jeopardy, epic comeback of Jastrzębski in tie-break!

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Jastrzębski Węgiel shocked Zenit Kazan in the postponed duel of Round 1 of the 2020 CEV Men’s Volleyball Champions League - pool stage!

 

Zenit put their participation in the quarterfinals of the 2020 CEV Champions League in jeopardy by losing their 2nd match in Pool C.

Jastrzębski made an epic comeback in the tie-break of a postponed Round 1 match (due to Zenit's participation at the 2019 FIVB Club World Championship)! After losing 2-1 in sets, the Polish side managed to tie at 2-2. In the 5th set, they have fallen into the abyss but recovered amazingly. The team coached by Serbian Slobodan Kovač made a 6-0 run at 10-14 and won the encounter against the giants from Russia.

Tomasz Fornal led Jastrzębski with 18 points. Bulgarian Tsvetan Sokolov scored 22 points for Zenit.

2020 Men’s Volleyball CEV Champions League, pool stage - Round 1

POOL A

(December 5):

Fenerbahçe HDI Sigorta Istanbul (TUR) – Jihostroj České Budějovice (CZE) 2-3 (20-25, 25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 12-15)

(January 26):

Cucine Lube Civitanova (ITA) – Itas Trentino (ITA), 18:00 CET

POOL B

(December 3):

Berlin Recycling Volleys (GER) – ACH Volley Ljubljana (SLO) 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 26-24)

(December 4):

Kuzbass Kemerevo (RUS) – Fakel Novy Urengoy (RUS) 3-0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-18)

POOL C

(December 4):

Halkbank Ankara (TUR) – VC Greenyard Maaseik (BEL) 2-3 (25-20, 25-23, 27-29, 20-25, 10-15)

(January 18):

Zenit Kazan (RUS) – Jastrzębski Węgiel (POL) 2-3 (25-18, 16-25, 25-20, 22-25, 14-16)

POOL D

(December 4):

Verva Warszawa Orlen Paliwa (POL) – Tours VB (FRA) 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-23)

Sir Sicoma Monini Perugia (ITA) – Benfica Lisboa (POR) 3-1 (25-18, 24-26, 25-15, 25-19)

POOL E

(December 3):

Zaksa Kędzierzyn-Koźle (POL) – Vojvodina NS Seme Novi Sad (SRB) 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-21)

(December 4):

VFB Friedrichshafen (GER) – Knack Roeselare (BEL) 0-3 (23-25, 21-25, 15-25)

Standings

 

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