02. 02. 2020

ITA M: Perugia at 17 wins in a row and counting, Podraščanin makes 100% attack vs. Padova

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Sir Safety Conad Perugia are impossible to beat even after nearly 3 months!


Kioene Padova returned home empty-handed from the trip to Perugia, who had difficulties to beat them in Round 18 of the 2019/20 Italian Men’s Volleyball Championship regular season. However, the team coached by Vital Heynen, vice-leaders of SuperLega, managed to record the 17th success in a row, counting all national and international competition (undefeated since November 10): 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21)! Cuban-Polish Wilfredo León was the top scorer for Perugia (19 points), but Serbian Marko Podraščanin was the one that highlighted his team as he made a 100% attack (11/11). Japanese Yuki Ishikawa and Cuban Fernando Hernández tallied 16 points apiece for Ravenna.

Cucine Lube Civitanova remained leaders after wrecking Calzedonia Verona in straight sets, conceding only 8 points in the first set!

Third-placed Leo Shoes Modena struggled to prevail over Top Volley Cisterna, while Itas Trentino strengthened themselves at No.4. Both Modena and Trentino wrote down 4th successive triumph in the competition.

2019/20 SuperLega Credem Banca regular season – Round 18

February 1:

Consar Ravenna - Vero Volley Monza 3-1 (25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 32-30)

February 2:

Top Volley Cisterna - Leo Shoes Modena 1-3 (23-25, 28-26, 13-25, 20-25)

Cucine Lube Civitanova - Calzedonia Verona 3-0 (25-8, 25-14, 25-19)

Sir Safety Conad Perugia - Kioene Padova 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21)

Gas Sales Piacenza - Itas Trentino 1-3 (25-23, 22-25, 16-25, 21-25)

Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora - Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia 0-3 (21-25, 19-25, 20-25)

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ITA M: De Cecco has contract with Lube in his hands, Bruno going in opposite direction?

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Agree on that, they could try getting Toniutti or Marouf, better choices in my opinion that De Cecco. Lube won a few days ago because of De Cecco's bad decisions, Perugia attackers were in much better mood that Lube's. Reply

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ITA M: De Cecco has contract with Lube in his hands, Bruno going in opposite direction?

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