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JPN M: Guerra’s 40 points decided derby, Gosei hardly against Blazers

by WoV
source: vleague.or.jp; Photo: suntory.co.jp

Suntory Sunbirds were better than Panasonic Panthers in a derby of Japanese league’s 11th round. It was the clash between the third and fourth team in the standings.

Guerra (Sunbirds)

Guerra (Sunbirds)


Sunbirds won after tie-break drama, with partial 26-24, 25-23, 21-25, 19-25, 15-8 mostly with the help of its best scorer, the Brazilian Evandro Guerra who collected 40 points! In Panthers, Tatsuya Fukuzawa had 21.

The second-placed Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza had hard time against the outsider, Osaka Sakai Blazers and needed four sets to defeat a candidate for promotion into next phase of the league. The winning team was led by The Croatian Igor Omrčen with 38 points while on the other side, Bosnian Milan Pepić scored 20.

The leader JT Thunders Hiroshima had an easy job against JTEKT Stings. The Brazilian star Leandro Vissotto had 20 for Thunders and Cuban Fernando Hernández scored 24 for the losing team.

F.C. Tokyo Volleyball Team upset home team of Toray Arrows and demolished it in straight sets.





Regular Season / / 11th round

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
  18. 01. 2015 14:00 Toray Arrows VS F.C. Tokyo Volleyball Team 0:3 26:28; 18:25; 24:26    
  18. 01. 2015 14:05 JT Thunders Hiroshima VS JTEKT Stings 3:0 25:17; 25:15; 25:22    
  18. 01. 2015 16:00 Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza M VS Sakai Blazers 3:2 25:15; 25:23; 21:25; 21:25; 15:13    
  18. 01. 2015 16:05 Suntory Sunbirds VS Panasonic Panthers 3:2 26:24; 25:23; 21:25; 19:25; 15:8    


To see standings, stats, videos, photos etc. from this competition click on JPN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP M 2014/2015 M.

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