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ITA M: Taranto’s Tie-Break Triumph Seals Catania’s Fate in SuperLega

by WoV
source: LegaVolley
Mint Vero Volley Monza vs Farmitalia Catania – Photo: LegaVolley.it

In a dramatic 19th round of the SuperLega Credem Banca, Gioiella Prisma Taranto edged out Gas Sales Bluenergy Piacenza in a thrilling tie-break, marking a significant victory that mathematically ensures their safety in the league. The match, which ended 2-3 (23-25, 25-21, 21-25, 29-27, 13-15), unfolded at the PalabancaSport venue and was pivotal for Taranto, securing their stay in the top tier with two rounds to spare. This result also spelled relegation for Farmitalia Catania, who lost in straight sets to Mint Vero Volley Monza (25-17, 25-19, 25-17), confirming their drop to Serie A2.

Piacenza’s attempt to rally was thwarted despite a valiant comeback in the fourth set, where they overcame a six-point deficit. However, Taranto, led by a stellar performance from José Miguel Gutierrez, who scored 32 points, held firm to win the tie-break. This marks Piacenza’s third consecutive defeat.

Meanwhile, Mint Vero Volley Monza showcased their dominance with a comfortable victory over Catania, leaving no room for an upset and securing their position with an emphatic 3-0 win. This outcome not only relegates Catania but also emphasizes Monza’s strong form as they prepare for the upcoming Challenge Cup Final.

SuperLega – Round 19

  • Gas Sales Bluenergy Piacenza vs. Gioiella Prisma Taranto 2-3 (23-25, 25-21, 21-25, 29-27, 13-15)
  • Mint Vero Volley Monza vs. Farmitalia Catania 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-17)
Standings provided by Sofascore

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