“Despite some legitimate criticism of our reception of the ball, we are improving year to year, particularly in the area of impact. We have reached the highest international standard. The serves are more dangerous in Bundesliga. Receiving is much more difficult. We are happy with this win.” said Jean-Pierre Staelens.
Both teams had significant problems with this crucial element of the game, this ultimately decided the game. The finish of the first set was significant.
“We did it again and again, we play our best volleyball in tough situations. This suggests that we can deal with stressful situations and have self-confidence which is important for the rest of the season” said Saskia Radzuweit.
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