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Lube barely break resistance of Latina, amazing comeback of Modena, Marshall in Piacenza’s line-up

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Cucine Lube Civitanova bumped into toughest obstacle so far in Serie A1, but managed to prevail it.

Latina v. Lube

Latina v. Lube

Top Volley Latina was the first team to win the set against Lube but their rivals justified the role of favorites on the paper and, after losing first set, claimed crucial points in balanced second and third set to take three points in Round 3 match 3-1 (22-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-18). Bulgarian Tsvetan Sokolov topped Lube with 23 points. Alessandro Fei scored 19 in Latina.

Italian champions Azimut Modena were highly endangered against Bunge Ravenna on road, but made astonishing comeback after trailing 2-0 in sets 3-2 (27-29, 18-25, 25-20, 26-24, 15-13). Things became brighter for Modena when their coach Angelo Lorenzetti replaced Serbian Nemanja Petrić with American Brian Cook at the end of the second set. Frenchman Earvin Ngapeth collected 20 points in Modena. His compatriot Julien Lyneel also had 20 but on the other side.

Sir Safety Conad Perugia easily cruised past newcomers Biosì Indexa Sora 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-17). Eleven points by Ivan Zaytsev and Simone Buti each were quite enough for their team to achieve victory on road. Belarussian Radzivon Miskevich noted 12 in Sora.

Two Cuban players made their debut in Round 3.

After one-month fuss over changing sports nationality and refusal off his request, Leonel Marshall made his debut for LPR Piacenza this season. And he was lucky charm to them since they got first win in Serie A1 and did it over strong opponents, Calzedonia Verona 3-2. Marshall was in starting line-up.

Ángel Dennis, who returned to Italy after several years, played his first game in the jersey of Revivre Milano (in line-up) but they suffered second defeat in a row (3-0 to Gi Group Monza).


14.10.20:30 PADOVA – TRENTINO 2:3 28:26 12:25 25:17 21:25 13:15      
16.10.18:00 LATINA – LUBE 1:3 25:22 21:25 22:25 18:25        
16.10.18:00 MONZA – MILANO 3:0 25:21 25:20 25:16          
16.10.18:00 RAVENNA – MODENA 2:3 29:27 25:18 20:25 24:26 13:15      
16.10.18:00 PIACENZA – VERONA 3:2 25:23 21:25 25:18 20:25 17:15      
16.10.18:00 SORA – PERUGIA 0:3 22:25 23:25 17:25          
16.10.18:00 VIBO VALENTIA – MOLFETTA 1:3 27:29 17:25 25:19 25:27        


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