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CEV CUP M: United Volleys redeem for losing 1st leg at home to advance to 1/8 finals

by WoV
source: cev.eu; Photo: cev.eu

United Volleys Frankfurt redeemed for losing to Shakhtior Soligorsk at home in the first leg of the 16th finals of the 2020 CEV Men’s Volleyball Cup.



Thanks to a Dutch outside hitter Floris van Rekom and Serbian opposite hitter Milija Mrdak who scored 23 and 21 points, respectively, United Volleys redeemed for losing to Shakhtior at home by a 3-2 in the first leg of the 16th finals of the 2020 CEV Cup. German side prevailed in Belarus in four sets and progressed to the eighth-finals.

Swiss Lausanne UC nearly spoiled the celebration of Mladost Brčko from Bosnia and Herzegovina who had an open road to the next round after a 3-1 victory in the first leg. In the rematch, Lausanne swept rivals but then lost in the Golden Set.

2020 CEV Men’s Volleyball Cup, 16th finals – 2nd leg:

(December 17):

OK Budva (MNE) – OK Kakanj 78 Kakanj (BIH) 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-10), 1st leg 3-1        

Ford Store Levoranta Sastamala (FIN) – Hypo Tirol AlpenVolleys Hahcing (GER) 2-3 (20-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-23, 8-15), 1st leg 0-3

Shakhtior Soligorsk (BLR) – United Volleys Frankfurt (GER) 1-3 (20-25, 21-25, 25-21, 21-25), 1st leg 3-2

C.S. Municipal Arcada Galați (ROU) – Savo Volley Kuopio (FIN) 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-18), 1st leg 3-0

Mladost Brčko (BIH) – Lausanne UC (SUI) 0-3 (21-25, 23-25, 16-25) Golden Set 15-13, 1st leg 3-1

(December 18):

Zenit Saint Petersburg (RUS) – Neftochimic 2010 Burgas (BUL), 1st leg 3-0

Lindemans Aalst (BEL) – Active Living Orion Doetinchem (NED), 1st leg 3-0

Chaumont VB 52 (FRA) – Lokomotiv Novosibirsk (RUS), 1st leg 0-3

Lindaren Volley Amriswil (SUI) – GFC Ajaccio (FRA), 1st leg 0-3

SK Zadruga Aich/Dob (AUT) – VK Ostrava (CZE), 1st leg 3-2

(December 19):

PAOK Thessaloniki (GRE) – Barkom-Kazhany Lviv (UKR), 1st leg 3-1

IBB Polonia London (ENG) – Draisma Dynamo Apeldoorn (NED), 1st leg 0-3

Arkas İzmir (TUR) – Dinamo București (ROU), 1st leg 3-0

Dukla Liberec (CZE) – Galatasaray HDI İstanbul (TUR), 1st leg 1-3

Leo Shoes Modena (ITA) – Olympiacos Piraeus (GRE), 1st leg 3-2

Automatically in the eighth-finals: Mladost Zagreb (CRO).



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