Luca Monti (coach Copra Elior Piacenza): “Given the quality of tonight’s serve, I’d say we’ve seen one of the best Piacenza this year. It looked like Trento when they start hitting the serve devastatingly. Simon has had excellent runs, but he was not the only one. When your serve work that well, it’s always difficult for the opponent to find a solution. This will give us even more motivation to face Trento next Sunday”.
Alberto Cisolla (Andreoli Latina): “Credit entirely goes to Piacenza. When the opponent serve that well, there’s very little you can do, even if we could have limited the number of direct aces. We had the same problems in our first meeting. Piacenza is one of the best teams in the league, they have superb players. They also played brilliantly at the net, which together with the serve, put us under a great deal of pressure”.
Copra Elior Piacenza – Andreoli Latina 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-21)
COPRA ELIOR PIACENZA: Marra (L), Corvetta, Papi 6, Fei 15, Simon 13, Zlatanov 8, Holt 11, Tencati 1, Vettori, De Cecco 1. DNP Latelli, Ogurcak, Maruotti. Coach. Monti.
ANDREOLI LATINA: Rauwerdink 2, Rossini (L), Gitto, Jarosz 11, Patriarca 4, Verhees 2, Prandi (L), Troy 6, Cisolla 8, Fragkos 3, Guemart 2. DNP Sottile, Noda Blanco. Coach. Prandi.
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