In Set 1, Poland found out what does it feel like to play against strong team and frantic crowd at the same time. Despite trailing 6-4, the Netherlands quickly leveled 7-7 and went ahead 12-9. In the next several points, Polish women tried to reach the gap and their last attampt was at 16-14. Afterwards, the Dutch typhoon blew Poland away! Dutch players had 7-0 run for 23-14. They didn’t have problems to take this set to an end 25-16.
Poland fought much harder in the second set, not allowing the Netherlands to make a substantial gap. It was 16-14 for the hosts and later 20-17. Polish team showed that it can play in series as well, making monster 6-1 run and took lead 23-21. Dutch players equalized 23-23. It was the challenge that decided the winner of this set, 25-23 for Poland.
Third set was a one-way street. The Netherlands established full control from the start, slowly increasing their lead. The movement of the result went from 7-4, 10-4 over 21-13 to the final 25-16.
The Netherlands played the fourth set on the wings of a previous one. Things looked promising for the Polish ladies as they kept up with the hosts until 10-all. But then, another HUGE run from the Dutch team – 8-0! There was no return for Poland 25-15.
FINAL ROUND / QUARTERFINALS /
|Game||Date/Time||Teams||Set||Result per set||Stats||Videos|
|Quarterfinal 1||01. 10. 2015 17:00||Russia ( W )||vs||Italy ( W )||3:1||30:28; 20:25; 25:23; 25:20|
|Quarterfinal 2||01. 10. 2015 17:30||Turkey ( W )||vs||Germany ( W )||3:2||25:20, 21:25, 20:25, 25:23, 15:12|
|Quarterfinal 3||01. 10. 2015 20:00||The Netherlands ( W )||vs||Poland ( W )||3:1||25:16; 23:25; 25:16; 25:15|
|Quarterfinal 4||01. 10. 2015 20:30||Serbia ( W )||vs||Belgium ( W )||3:1||19:25; 29:27; 25:11; 25:18|
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