Germany prevailed from the start of the first set. After 10-7 lead, Germany’s players were relaxed, and were forced to pursue the lead, after a few attack mistakes. Kazakhstan’s girls played hard to tie the score at 19-19, and eventually secured the set win 25-23.
Germany opened the second set with a 11-7 advantage. With Hanke‘s incisive service, the team was able to hold on a good break. As the match grew in competitiveness, Guntor’s athletes had a positive defensive phase and better counterattack, tying the match with Germany (15-15). Guidetti’s athletes put on the pressure, with a crucial block. Germany broke the equilibrium with a point of the setter Hanke to win the set 25-23.
Germany grew in concentration and aggressiveness after a decrease of the Kazahstan’s power, to win the third set 25-19.
Germany opened the 4th set 17 -10 and closed at 25-17.
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