07. 04. 2018

ITA M: Perugia emerge triumphantly from a five-set showdown vs. Trentino to get 2-1 in semis

Source: legavolley.it; Photo: twitter.com/SIRVolleyPG

1789 1

Sir Safety Conad Perugia and Diatec Trentino played another spectacular match of the 2017/18 Italian men’s volleyball championship SuperLega UnipolSai playoff semifinals.

 

Unlike a five-setter from six days ago, this time No.1 Perugia emerged as winners against No.4 Trentino in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead in the 2017/18 SuperLega semifinals. Partially, Perugia won by a 25-27, 25-13, 21-25, 25-17, 15-13.

Ivan Zaytsev closed the game with a diagonal spike for 15-13, but before that, Trentino broke down at 11-11, when Aaron Russell made a kill and Uroš Kovačević hit out of bounds.

The Serbian Aleksandar Atanasijević scored 23 points, including 5 kill blocks, for Perugia, while Filippo Lanza scored 19 points for Trentino.

Game 4, which may be the last in the series in case Perugia win it, is scheduled for April 15. 

 

To see complete results, stats, and standings, visit our ITA National Championship 2017/2018 / Male / Seniors page. 

 

SUBSCRIBE to have full access to WoV PROFILES, STATS, and WoVVIDEO.

Discover what's new in the volleyball world.

Donation
Choose Amount
Do you find this article useful?
+0   Yes     No   0-

1 Comments about "ITA M: Perugia emerge triumphantly from a five-set showdown vs. Trentino to get 2-1 in semis"

07.04.2018 | 21:32 |   chokertanasejevic [unregistered]

The serbian choke almost choke again. We are keeping a choker and kicking out a real gem in Zaytsev. Let's all pray Leon could do this all night for Perugia while also carrying another choker Lanza on his shoulders. SAD!

+0            2-
reply

Post a comment

antiRobotImage

Latest comments

ITA M: Trentino secure signature of 3-time consecutive SuperLega top scorer Abdel-Aziz!

One of the best opposite hitters in the world right now. Trentino will have a hell of the power when it comes to finish the ball but will definetely struggle to receive it. Both Lucarelli and Kooy are easy targets to aim and were usually hidden behind a libero. Still seems like there will be top 3 clubs in Italy next season: Lube, Perugia, Trentino. Modena will be weaker for sure and will struggle to be in the top 6 and Piacenza may make a surprise. Reply

ITA M: Trentino sign newly proclaimed Italy National Team member Kooy

Dick Kooy is a really solid player who has been very consistent in his pro career. Gaining him and Rossini are very very good Italian additions. That being said the loss of Grebennikov, Russell and Kovacevic will be significant.
Ultimately I will cheer for a healthy uninterrupted A1 season....fans or no fans....We need to play volleyball!!! Reply

Testimonials