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CL M: Playful Zenit ran over Olympiacos in Piraeus

by WoV
source: cev.lu; Photo: zenit-kazan.com

Zenit Kazan has achieved another victory in 2015 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League, Pool D. After the triumph over Friedrichshafen in the first round, the Russian champion beat Olympiacos Piraeus in Greece, in the second round - 3-0 (28-26, 25-19, 25-20).

Olympiacos - Zenit

Olympiacos – Zenit

Most of uncertainty has been in the opening set which also lasted longer, half an hour. Olympiacos had a great opportunity to gain an initial advantage in sets considering the leed of 21-19. However, Zenit won this part of the match on the difference in points – 28-26.

In the second set, there was no dilemma. Zenit took the lead 16-11 at the second technical timeout and and without major problems, got a 2-0.

Greek representative was, even in the third set, a step closer to win it compared to Zenit but did not use a solid advantage of 16-13. A 8-2 run of the Russian team ended the hopes of Olympiacos.

Best scorers: ZenitMaxim Mikhailov 17 and Wilfredo León 16 points, OlympiacosAndrii Diachkov 14 and Menelaos Kokkinakis 10 points.


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 05. 11. 2014 19:00 Zenit Kazan vs VfB Friedrichshafen ( M ) 3:0 25:19; 25:18; 25:14 STAT VIDEO
2nd game 05. 11. 2014 20:25 SK Posojilnica AICH/DOB vs Olympiacos O.S. Piraeus 1:3 25:21; 25:27; 17:25; 23:25 STAT VIDEO
3rd game 19. 11. 2014 18:00 Olympiacos O.S. Piraeus vs Zenit Kazan 0:3 26:28; 19:25; 20:25    
4th game 19. 11. 2014 20:00 VfB Friedrichshafen ( M ) vs SK Posojilnica AICH/DOB 0:0    


To see standings, more videos, stats, photos visit CEV DENIZBANK CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2014/2015 M.

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