In second match of the 2024 CEV Champions League Play Off round, Eczacıbaşı Dynavit triumphed over the Ukrainian team SC Prometey Dnipro, securing a place in the quarterfinals. The match, held at the TVF Burhan Felek Vestel Hall, concluded with scores of 25-20, 25-15, 23-25, and 25-16 in favor of the hosts, marking a 3-1 victory.
From the outset, Eczacıbaşı Dynavit, adorned in their orange and white, showcased a dominant performance. The first set saw them take an early lead, capitalizing on effective serves to clinch the set at 25-20. The momentum continued into the second set, where they controlled the game throughout, taking it 25-15.
SC Prometey Dnipro, however, showed resilience by claiming the third set 25-23. Despite this comeback, the orange and white team returned stronger in the fourth set, combining effective serves with blocks to win 25-16 and seal the match.
Canadian outside hitter Alexa Gray was named the most valuable player of the match, contributing a significant 20 points to her team’s victory. Tijana Boskovic also played a important role, adding 11 points to the tally (she was on the court in the first two sets). Overall, Eczacıbaşı Dynavit’s performance was highlighted by 8 serve points and 13 block points, underlining their comprehensive victory.
The win propels Eczacıbaşı Dynavit into the quarterfinals, setting up a thrilling encounter with their group stage opponent, the Italian powerhouse Savino Del Bene Scandicci.