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JPN M: Vissotto stronger than Pepić’s aces, Stings can’t hurt Guerra!

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

There is only one unbeaten team in Japanese V-League after three rounds in Last 6 phase – JT Thunders Hiroshima.

Leandro Vissotto

Leandro Vissotto

The leader in the standings caused first defeat to the second placed Osaka Sakai Blazers – 3-0 (28-26, 25-23, 26-24).

Final reasult says that Thunders easily beat one of the rivals for the title, but if you take a look at the score by sets it is obvious, it was tough. Every set was played to the difference in points.

The Brazilian Leandro Vissotto was Thunders best scorer with 22. Yu Koshikawa added 15.

The Bosnian Milan Pepić had 19 points for Blazers (six aces!) while Shunsuke Chijiki noted 14.

Suntory Sunbirds scored second win in a row after losing premiere match in Last 6. It was led versus JTEKT Stings by amazing Brazilian Evandro Guerra – 30 points!

Stings had highlight of the match, Cuban Fernando Hernández, with 33 points!


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
3rd round 08. 03. 2015 13:00 JT Thunders Hiroshima vs Sakai Blazers 3:0 28:26; 25:23; 26:24    
3rd round 08. 03. 2015 15:00 Suntory Sunbirds vs JTEKT Stings 3:1 25:21; 25:19; 24:26; 25:22  


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