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BRA M: Canoas knock out favorites Taubaté, Cruzeiro take leadership

by WoV
source: superliga.cbv.com.br; Photo: facebook.com/VoleiCanoas

The underdogs Lebes Gedore Canoas made a huge upset to title contenders Funvic Taubaté in Round 8 of Brazilian Superliga!




Taubaté and Canoas came to duel in opposite situations. Taubaté, the hosts, came from six consecutive victories. Canoas had lost the last two games. But it wasn’t visible in the clash as the visitors stunned the favorites and won the match 3-2 (25-21, 18-25, 33-31, 19-25, 15-9).

Leonardo Caldeira had his little show. He scored 28 points for the winning team. Leonardo Alves scored 21 in Taubaté.

With the defeat, Taubaté left the leadership of the Superliga to Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei.

The champions also played a tiebreaker and had to invest an extra dose of emotions and suffering against Vôlei Brasil Kirin 3-2, partially 26-28, 25-22, 24-26, 25-18, 15-12.

The 20 points from Lucas Lóh weren’t enough for Kirin to achieve sixth win as Cuban Yoandy Leal had same amount of points on his account on the other side.

Regular Season / 8th round

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
  10. 12. 2015 19:30 Copel Telecom/Maringa Volei VS Sao Jose Dos Campos 3:1 22:25; 29:27; 28:26; 25:18    
  10. 12. 2015 20:00 Sesi-SP VS UFJF Juiz De Fora Volei 3:0 25:16; 25:23; 31:29    
  10. 12. 2015 20:00 Volei Brasil Kirin VS Sada Cruzeiro Volei 2:3 28:26; 22:25; 26:24; 18:25; 12:15    
  10. 12. 2015 20:00 Taubate/Funvic VS Volei Canoas 2:3 21:25; 25:18; 31:33; 25:19; 9:15    
  10. 12. 2015 20:00 Montes Claros Volei VS Voleisul/Paquetá Esportes 3:1 25:23; 25:18; 28:30; 25:18    
  14. 12. 2015 20:30 Vivo / Minas Belo Horizonte Minas T.C. VS Bento Volei/Isabela 0:0      


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