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ITA W: Montichiari advance to playoffs ahead of Champions League runners-up Busto

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source: legavolleyfemminile.it; Photo: adry.fra@2016/promoballvbf.it

The final round of the regular season in Serie A1 revealed the name of the club that grabbed the last spot, spot number eight, for the quarterfinals of the playoff – Metalleghe Sanitars Montichiari.



The team in whose gymnasium this season’s Final Four of the CEV Champions League will be played (April 9-10), reached the second stage of Italian Championship for the second consecutive year. Montichiari finished regular season ahead of Unendo Yamamay Busto Arsizio (current runners-up of the Champions League) who missed their “match ball” for quarterfinals at home court against Nordmeccanica Piacenza (0-3).

In first round of the playoffs, Montichiari will face leaders Imoco Volley Conegliano who suffered defeat to Il Bisonte Firenze (3-1) but already secured pole position. Firenze had the most efficient player in the final round of Serie A1 – The Czech opposite hitter Tereza Vanžurová with 21 points.

Reigning champions Pomì Casalmaggiore kept second position in the standings by beating Club Italia. The ‘Pink team’ coached by Massimo Barbolini will begin the defense of a title versus Foppapedretti Bergamo.

The playoffs will start on April 12 and these are the pairs of the quarterfinals:

Conegliano – Montichiari

Casalmaggiore – Foppapedretti

Piacenza – Scandicci

Novara – Modena

Regular Season / 26th round

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
  02. 04. 2016 18:00 Foppapedretti Bergamo ( W ) VS Sudtirol Neruda BOLZANO ( W ) 3:1 25:18; 21:25; 25:21; 25:17 STAT  
  02. 04. 2016 18:00 Igor Gorgonzola NOVARA ( W ) VS Obiettivo Risarcimento VICENZA ( W ) 3:0 25:18; 25:16; 25:14 STAT  
  02. 04. 2016 20:30 Savino Del Bene SCANDICCI ( W ) VS Liu Jo MODENA ( W ) 3:0 25:17; 25:21; 25:21 STAT  
  02. 04. 2016 20:30 Unendo Yamamay BUSTO ARSIZIO ( W ) VS Nordmeccanica PIACENZA ( W ) 0:3 19:25; 23:25; 18:25 STAT  
  02. 04. 2016 20:30 Il Bisonte Volley FIRENZE ( W ) VS Imoco Volley Conegliano ( W ) 3:1 25:20; 25:20; 20:25; 25:15 STAT  
  02. 04. 2016 20:30 Pomi CASALMAGGIORE ( W ) VS Club Italia ( W ) 3:1 17:25; 26:24; 25:17; 25:20 STAT  

To see standings, results, stats, videos, etc, visit our page ITA National Championship 2015/2016 W.

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