08. 04. 2018

ITA M: Lube outplay Modena in the craziest SuperLega match this season, take 2-1 lead in semifinals

Source: legavolley.it; Photo: facebook.com/LUBEVOLLEY

2264 1

Cucine Lube Civitanova prevailed against Azimut Modena in what may be called the craziest match in the 2017/18 Italian men’s volleyball championship SuperLega UnipolSai!

 

The second-seed Lube prevailed against No.3 Modena at home in Game 3 of the 2017/18 SuperLega playoff semifinals, which lasted two hours and 32 minutes, by a 3-2 (27-25, 33-35, 25-16, 22-25, 21-19).

The craziness of the match reflects in the second set that lasted for 41 minutes and in which Lube failed to convert as much as six set balls, while Modena converted their fifth! As for the tie-break, which was also intense, Lube made a 3-0 run at 18-19 to close the match (kill of Sokolov, an ace of Juantorena, and another kill of Sokolov).

Thus, Lube took a 2-1 lead in the series and need one more win to advance to the finals.

The Bulgarian Tsvetan Sokolov poured in 34 points (3 aces, 5 kill blocks) for Lube. The American Taylor Sander made 73% reception (30 digs, 2 errors, 53% perfect). The Slovenian Tine Urnaut scored 23 points for Modena. Earvin Ngapeth contributed with 21 points (4 aces and 75% reception - 28 digs, 2 errors, 32% perfect). Daniele Mazzone recorded 79% attack (11/14).

 

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?
+3   Yes     No   0-

1 Comments about "ITA M: Lube outplay Modena in the craziest SuperLega match this season, take 2-1 lead in semifinals"

09.04.2018 | 00:42 |   Pablo [unregistered]

Modena got robbed, the ball did not touch the floor.
Also in the first set Modena had 24-21 but the libero was awful and got aced twice.

+1            0-
reply

Post a comment

antiRobotImage

Latest comments

ITA M: Modena conquer Trentino’s home court after 4 years, Perugia record 21st win in a row

Modena is on the roll. After Lube, they conquered Trentino and shown they will be formidable opponent in play-offs.
Something is wrong in Trentino land. Same players as last year but much worse results. Something will have to change soon, either results or coach... Reply

ITA M: Modena conquer Trentino’s home court after 4 years, Perugia record 21st win in a row

This was a terrific match to watch. High level players everywhere. Christenson is having the best year of his career in my opinion. Anderson was good early, Zaytzev was great late amd Holt was automatic in the middle.
Trentino needs a complete lineup soon. Russell was the best player this match for both teams. Whoever is going to get this him next year is going to be lucky.
Can't wait for these playoffs. Reply

CL M: Jastrzębski down Zenit for 2nd time, Russian side needs miracle to go to quarterfinals

Re: @Piker
Yeah, you are right, my bad. They are indeed out already, won matches matter. I don't see Roeselare losing to Vojvodina. Reply

Testimonials