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CEV CUP M: Favorites Trentino and Piacenza to face in semis, goodbye for Greek champions PAOK, thriller in Amriswil

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Main favorites to win the 2017 Men’s Volleyball CEV Cup, Diatec Trentino and LPR Piacenza, supremely qualified to the quarterfinals and will face each other in the battle for the semis!


Trentino vs. VaLePa

Trentino vs. VaLePa

 

Trentino gave one set away in the second leg against Finnish VaLePa Sastamala, sweeping the rivals 3-0 in the first match. Belgian Simon van de Voorde stood out in the attack of the winning team with 15 points, while Gabriele Nelli had impressive serving display with five aces.

Even without Samuele Papi and Hristo Zlatanov, Piacenza achieved another straight-set win over Serbian representatives Vojvodina Novi Sad thanks to 13 points from Simone Parodi.

Clash between the two giants in their respective countries, Tours and P.A.O.K. Thessaloniki, went to the French side. Tours had to materialize a capital 3-2 win from the first leg in Thessaloniki and they did it by beating Greek title holders P.A.O.K. 3-1 at home court with 21 points each from Canadian Ryley Barnes and Brazilian Lévi Cabral.

Golden set had to resolve encounter between Swiss champions Amriswil and G.F.C. Ajaccio of France since it was 3-1 apiece. The team based on Corsica island prevailed 15-12 to qualify for the quarterfinals. Macedonian Jovica Simovski highlighted Ajaccio with 26 points.

French runners-up Arago de Sète were demolished in a rematch against Belgian Lindemans Aalst (former Asse-Lennik), 3-0 (first leg 3-1) to end their international adventure and focus on qualifying to the playoffs in the domestic championship. Latvian Reinis Pekmans topped Lindemans’ scorers with 15 points, while Belgian team had nine aces overall.

Quarterfinal pairs od the 2017 Men’s Volleyball CEV Cup:

ČEZ Karlovarsko (CZE) – Tours (FRA)

Lindemans Aalst (BEL) – United Volleys Rheinmain (GER)

Levski Sofia (BUL)/Fenerbahçe İstanbul (TUR), 1st leg 0-3G.F.C. Ajaccio (FRA)

Piacenza (ITA) – Trentino (ITA)


MAIN PHASE / 8TH FINAL / 2ND LEG

DATE/TIME

TEAMS

SCORE

1

2

3

4

5

6

STATS

VIDEOS

14.02.18:00

VK ČEZ KARLOVARSKO

GAZPROM-YUGRA SURGUT

3

0

25

20

25

21

25

21

         

14.02.19:00

CRVENA ZVEZDA BEOGRAD

UNITED VOLLEYS RHEINMAIN TG RUSSELSHEIM

0

3

23

25

21

25

19

25

         

15.02.19:00

VOLLEY AMRISWIL

GFCA VOLLEY-BALL AJACCIO

3

1

25

20

16

25

25

22

25

17

 

12

15

   

15.02.19:00

VOJVODINA NS SEME NOVI SAD

LPR VOLLEY PIACENZA ; COPRA PIACENZA ; COPRA BERNI COPRASYSTEL VENTAGLIO COPRA MORPHO ; COPRATLANTIDE ; COPRA NORDMECCANICA

0

3

19

25

23

25

22

25

         

15.02.20:00

TOURS VOLLEY-BALL

PAOK THESSALONIKI

3

1

25

19

20

25

25

19

25

19

       

15.02.20:30

LINDEMANS AALST ASSE-LENNIK; EUPHONY ; VOLLEY BEHAPPY2 ;SARTORIUS ; GO PASS BRABANT LENNIK

ARAGO DE SETE V.B

3

0

25

19

25

22

25

20

         

15.02.20:30

DIATEC TRENTINO TRENTINO BETCLIC

VALEPA SASTAMALA VAMMALAN LENTOPALLO

3

1

22

25

30

28

25

12

25

20

       

16.02.18:30

FENERBAHÇE ISTANBUL

LEVSKI BALL SOFIA

0

0

               

 

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