Lokomotiv top scorers: Divis 19, Camejo 16, Zemchenok 11.
Resovia top scorers: Ivović 18, Schops 17, Penchev 15.
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Home side had the better opening of the match and went ahead at 10:7. However, then Marko Ivović started his show in the first set. With fantastic serves of the Serbian international, Asseco Resovia made 6:0 run and made a complete turnaround – 13:10! Unfortunately for the Polish team, those were their best moments in this set. Lokomotiv quickly regained control over the match and regained the lead as well.
It was 18:17 for the Russians, when they made the crucial run. Lukas Divis made two consecutive points for 20:17, then Oreol Camejo scored for 21:17, while finally Artem Volvich made ace for 22:17… Camejo just ended the set at 25:20, 1-0 for Lokomotiv.
But, reaction of Resovia was express. Away side had the lead almost throughout the whole second set, and eventually made the perfect finishing. At 21:19 for the Poles, Russell Holmes blocked Denis Zemchenok for 22:19, while then Marko Ivović did the same to Oreol Camejo – 23:19. It is important to mention that both blocks came after great serves of Nikolay Penchev. There were not a single chance for any major comeback – 25:21 for Resovia and 1-1 in sets!
The third set was simply spectacular, and it was marked by Marko Ivović. Once again Resovia was constantly in the lead – 13:11, 16:13, 17:16, 20:19… Then Jochen Schops made a mistake and the score was tied at 20:20, then at 22:22… Resovia scored the next point, and then Nikolay Penchev brought two set points for the away team – 24:22! But, it was only the beginning of the drama.
Artem Volvich decreased the margin to 24:23, and then Jochen Schops sent the ball out of bounds – 24:24! Resovia missed both set points, but that did not break a spirit of Marko Ivović. Serbian player scored next 4 points of his team! Four! He was unstoppable, but Lokomotiv always managed to answer back and tie the game… All the way until that fourth point of Ivović, which brought Resovia in front at 28:27. This time it was over. Denis Zemchenok sent the ball far outside the court – 29:17, 2-1 for Asseco Resovia!
The Poles simply started to fly all over the court after that. It was 10:6, then 12:18, and finally Piotr Nowakowski gave the final touch to this big win of Resovia. He made two strong spikes for 14:8, and then he blocked Artem Volvich for 15:8! Away side performed a routine finishing and Jochen Shops scored the last point for 25:17, 3-1!
PLAYOFFS 6 / /
|Game||Date/Time||Teams||Set||Result per set||Stats||Videos|
|Home Matches||04. 03. 2015 19:00||Lokomotiv Novosibirsk||vs||Asseco Resovia Rzeszów||1:3||25:20, 21:25, 27:29, 17:25|
|Home Matches||04. 03. 2015 19:00||Zenit Kazan||vs||Halkbank||0:0|
|Home Matches||04. 03. 2015 20:30||Sir Safety Perugia||vs||PGE Skra Bełchatów||0:0|
|Away Matches||11. 03. 2015 18:00||PGE Skra Bełchatów||vs||Sir Safety Perugia||0:0|
|Away Matches||11. 03. 2015 19:00||Halkbank ( W )||vs||Zenit Kazan||0:0|
|Away Matches||11. 03. 2015 20:30||Asseco Resovia Rzeszów||vs||Lokomotiv Novosibirsk||0:0|
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