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CEV CL W: Allianz Vero Volley Milano Triumphs Over VakifBank Istanbul in Pool A Match

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Allianz Vero Volley Milano achieved an impressive victory over VakifBank in the CEV Champions League Pool A game, securing a 0-3 win (17-25, 17-25, 16-25). The match took place at the VakıfBank Sports Palace in Istanbul.

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Milano dominated the game right from the start. The match, lasting just over an hour, saw Milano clinch the first position in Pool A of the Champions League with a total of 9 points.

The game opened with Paola Egonu scoring two consecutive points, setting the tone for Milano’s dominance. Milano maintained a consistent lead throughout, with excellent contributions from Rettke-Heyrman and Daalderop. VakifBank, despite their efforts, struggled to match Milano’s performance, falling behind and failing to regain their footing in the match.

Each set mirrored Milano’s superiority, with the team utilizing their exceptional cohesive team play. Key players like Egonu, Heyrman, and Sylla delivered outstanding performances, significantly contributing to the team’s win. The final set saw Milano maintain their pressure and control, leading to a convincing 16-25 win.

Paola Egonu was named the MVP of the match, scoring a remarkable 20 points. Dana Rettke also reached double figures, adding 11 points to Milano scoreline. Jordan Thompson was the main scorer for Vakifbank with 14 points, Gabriela Guimaraes (Gabi) scored 7.

VakifBank Istanbul – Allianz Vero Volley Milano 0-3 (17-25, 17-25, 16-25)

VakifBank: Cansu Özbay, Gabi 7, Zehra Güneş 4, Jordan Thompson 14, Ali Frantti 1, Chiaka Ogbogu. Libero: Ayça Aykaç, Bianka Busa 2, Aleksia Karutasu, Saran Van Aalen, Bahar Akbay

Allianz Volley Milano: Laura Heyrman 6, Alessia Orro 1, Myriam Sylla 7, Dana Rettke 11, Paola Egonu 20, Nika Daalderop 9, Libero: Brenda Castillo, Adhuholjok Mahual 1

In another Pool A match, the Serbian team Jedinstvo Stara Pazova triumphed over the French team Mulhouse with a scoreline of 3-2, featuring set scores of 21-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-18, and 15-4.

Standings provided by Sofascore

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