Last season’s bronze medalists in the CEV Champions League started match in the best possible way by winning an exhausting first set, but allowed hosts to return to the match in the second set.
Nevertheless, BR Volleys had a constant scoring initiative in Sets 3 and 4, even entering in the finish with two-point or three-point gap, but succumbed to more motivated rivals who were led by Venezuelan opposite Jesús Danian Chourio, known by huge spiking reach (officially 3.70m). He scored 30 points. On the other side, Australian Paul Carroll had 17.
Chourio’s previous club, CAI Teruel from Spain, had no chance against Belgian champions Knack Roeselare despite investing tremendous effort 1-3 (22-25, 20-25, 25-22, 30-32).
Pieter Coolman topped Roeselare’s scorers with 17 points. American receiver/outside hitter Cory John Riecks had 19 in Teruel.
Challenge Phase / Challenge Round
|Game||Date/Time||Teams||Set||Result per set||Stats||Videos|
|Home Matches||17. 02. 2016 18:30||VaLePa SASTAMALA Vammalan Lentopallo||VS||BERLIN Recycling Volleys SCC BERLIN||3:1||29:31; 25:20; 28:26; 25:21|
|Home Matches||17. 02. 2016 20:15||CAI Voleibol TERUEL||VS||Knack ROESELARE||1:3||22:25; 20:25; 25:22; 30:32|
|Home Matches||18. 02. 2016 20:30||Sir Safety Conad PERUGIA||VS||Dinamo MOSCOW||0:0|
|Home Matches||01. 03. 2016 19:00||# Dragons Lugano||VS||Gazprom Yugra SURGUT||0:0|
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