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ECHQ W: Slovenia shocks France, Azerbaijan and Belarus close to EuroVolley

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French national team made its road to the 2015 European Championship much harder after losing home in Nior to Slovenia with 1-3 (25-17, 27-29, 21-25, 19-25) in the last phase of the Qualifications.

France - Slovenia

France – Slovenia

Everything had started in the best way for the home side in the opening set. France controlled the game from start to the end – 25-17.

However, the course of the match changed in the second set (27-29) when France missed two set balls. This was the turning point of the match as Slovenia claimed sets 3 and 4.

Hutinski, Zdovc and Cvetanovič, each scored 12 points for the winning team. In the “Blues”, Druenne also had 12.

The return match is scheduled for next week and will be played in Maribor.

EuroVolley will be held in the Netherlands and Belgium from September 26 to October 4.

Azerbaijani team (23 points from Rahimova) and Belarus (Kavalchuk scored 12)  are very close to participate at the ECH after straight-set wins over Slovakia and Ukraine.

Qualification 3rd Round / Home Matches /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
  23. 05. 2015 16:00 France ( W ) VS Slovenia ( W ) 1:3 25:17; 27:29; 21:25; 19:25    
  23. 05. 2015 18:00 Azerbaijan ( W ) VS Slovakia ( W ) 3:0 25:22; 25:18; 25:23    
  23. 05. 2015 19:00 Ukraine ( W ) VS Belarus ( W ) 0:3 19:25; 20:25; 16:25    


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