Serbia had a perfect start of the first set, getting 3-0, 6-3 and 8-5 on TTO number one. Bošković pulled forward Serbians, while Rašić converted several tipovers on the net after amazing serves from her teammates 10-5. Brinker and Brandt returned Germany into life, but Serbia kept destroying rival’s reception with clever serves. The key moment in Set 1 occured at 11-10 for Serbia when it took one long rally. Afterwards, Mihajlović led Serbians in attack while libero Popović was digging perfectly behind 16-12. German head coach Pedullà was forced to replace first setter Apitz, but it was in vain, 25-18 for Serbia.
Bošković bombed German defense in the first half of Set 2 from behind 3rd meter line, converting few counter attacks, quite enough for 7-2 lead of Serbia. Finally, Germany stabilized reception, while Kozuch and Beier started to score for 4-0 run and for approaching to 9-8. Germans even managed to equalize at 11-all but three points in a row from Serbia returned gap to its side 14-12. Mihajlović and Bošković were calm and precise in the finish for 25-22.
In Set 3, Germany had a great chance to reduce result. With good blocking and team play in defense, it gained 8-5. Then, Malešević entered into the court and took over from Bošković and Mihajlović. Serbia regained advantage 10-9 and played perfectly until the end, scoring in series for final 25-19.
Top scorer in Serbia was Bošković with 18 points while in Germany, Kozuch had 11.
European Championship 2015 – Round 1 / Female / SeniorsALL GAMES
|Date/Time||Teams||Sets||Result per sets|
|26. 09. 2015 15:00||Bulgaria ( W )||vs||Russia ( W )||0:3||6:25; 14:25; 25:27|
|26. 09. 2015 15:00||Czech ( W )||vs||Romania ( W )||3:0||25:13; 25:18; 25:15|
|26. 09. 2015 15:30||Slovenia ( W )||vs||The Netherlands ( W )||0:3||12:25; 14:25; 22:25|
|26. 09. 2015 17:30||Hungary ( W )||vs||Belgium ( W )||0:3||15:25; 8:25; 18:25|
|26. 09. 2015 18:00||Croatia ( W )||vs||Belarus ( W )||0:3||19:25; 18:25; 24:26|
|26. 09. 2015 18:00||Serbia ( W )||vs||Germany ( W )||3:0||25:18; 25:22; 25:19|
|26. 09. 2015 18:30||Italy ( W )||vs||Poland ( W )||3:1||25:20; 21:25; 25:17;25:16|
|26. 09. 2015 20:30||Turkey ( W )||vs||Azerbaijan ( W )||3:0||25:21; 28:16; 25:13|
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