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WL 2016, LIVE from Krakow: What a comeback of Poland! From 0-2 to 3-2 against France!

by WoV

The world champions Poland have opened the World League Final Six tournament with 3-2 win over the reigning champions France! But, it was a real volleyball delicacy for the home fans as their team managed to make comeback after losing the first two sets!

Brazil and Italy opened the tournament today by playing the first game at Tauron Arena! Now, the host Poland will met and beat the World League defending champions France. Also, do not forget to follow our LIVE World League 2016 blog

Poland

Poland

  

Top scorers: David Konarski 20, Karol Klos 13; Antonin Rouzier 25, Earvin Ngapeth 16

PLAY BY PLAY:

15:12 – WOOOW! Great comeback of Poland for the win!

14:12 – Le Roux keeps hopes of France 

14:11 – Another block of Poland

13:11 – Rouzier hits in the Polish wall

12:11 – Klos uses the opportunity to score

11:11 – Buszek ties

10:11 – Toniutti scores important point from the service line. They have advantage again

10:10 – ONE MAN SHOWEarvin Ngapeth

10:9 – Earvin Ngapeth now scores

10:8 – Great set of Ngapeth, even better finish of Rouzier

10:7 – Buszek scores a point

8:6 – Marechal hits the net

7:5 – Dawid Konarski finishes in style to keep Poland ahead

6:5 – Mistake by Rouzier!

5:5 – Serve misatke by TeamYavbou

4:5 – Good reaction by Le Goff

4:4 – Rouzier argues with the referee after touching the net

3:4 – Rouzier is back

3:3 – Ngapeth  has been stopped once again

2:3 – Konarski‘s spike hits the block, but the ball went out of bounds

1:3 – Bieniek scores a point

1:2 – First point for Poland in tie-break

0:2 –Ngapeth sends ball wide. After video check, referee gave point to France

0:1 – France earn the first point

TIE-BREAK

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28:26 – Klos  ties the score in sets! We will watch tie-break

27:26 – Mateusz Mika wants to play tie-break obvioulsy

26:26 – Le Goff ties again

25:25 – Konarski hits the net

25:24 – Karol Klos  smashes the floor

24:24 – Ngapeth saves the set point and goes to the service line

24:23 – Rossard ties and gives Poland first set point

23:22 – Mika is the best option for Lomacz

22:22 – This guy is incredible! Earvin Ngapeth

22:21 – Mika destroys the floor

21:21 – Polish players had a lot of problems while organizing attack…

21:20 – Marechal somehow scores

21:19 – Mateusz Mika keeps Poland ahead 

20:18 – Another mistake by the French team

19:18 – Good action by Polish team

18:18 – Not that good serve from Konarski

18:17 – Toniutti makes mistake while setting. Poland have lead!

16:17 – Serve error by Bieniek 

16:16 – Another good serve from Bieniek – ACE!

15:16 – Good serve by Bieniek, then counter-attack, and point by Klos

13:16 – Mateusz Mika makes mistake from the service line

13:15 – Bieniek scores and stares at Ngapeth

12:15 – Le Goff with a good spike

11:14 – Poland  had chance to reduce the lead of France to one point, but Buszek makes mistake

10:12 – Ball touches the antena, point goes to Poland

9:12 – Klos finishes with a good spike

8:12 – Konarski‘s serve mistake

8:11 – Mika from the zone six

7:11 – What a mistake by Mika…

7:10 – Davide Konarski was at the right place

5:8 – #TeamYavbou has three-point lead at the first TTO

5:7 – Mika again! Now he blocks Rouzier

4:7 – Mika finds the way from difficult situation

3:7 – Marechal scores ace

3:6 – Ngapeth with a good finish

3:5 – Le Goff  stops Kubiak

1:2 – Konarski sends ball out of bounds from the service line

1:1 – Ngapeth opens the set by scoring a point and then by commiting a mistake

4TH SET

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25:17 – Konarski  keeps Poland in race!

23:17 – Rouzier score another point for France …Antiga calls for time-out

23:16 – It’s not over yet…

21:11 – Poland rise, #TeamYavbou get into difficult situation

19:10 – Kubiak scores. Poland are very close to decrease the result…

16:10 – #TeamYavbou creates three points in a row. That was enough for Antiga to ask for time-out

We had an interesting scene at Tauron Arena. Polish fans were cheering like Iceland’s fans at the football Euro 2016

16:7 – We are pretty much sure that Poland will stay in this game after this set…

15:7 – Rouzier! It is interesting that Kèvin Tillie is having a fun on the bench as he is registered as a libero in this game

15:6 – Collision of Clevenot and Grebennikov, Bieniek records ace

13:6 – Rouzier tries to keep France in race

13:5 – Konarski is playing on a high level in the third set

9:3 – Mistake by Buszek 

9:2 – WoooW! Rafal Buszek scores an ace! Poland had huge advantage in the third set

7:2 – Another good action of Poland. Tillie asks for time-out

5:2 – Ngapeth made three incredible save, but Antiga’s side won the point

3:0 – Good start of Poland in the third set

3RD SET

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17:25 – Le Roux ends the set

17:24 – Ngapeth hits the net from the service line

16:24 – Easy action for France

16:23 – Rouzier is unstoppable again

15:22 – France had opportunity to increase the lead but Poland somehow managed to stop them

14:20 – Mateusz Mika scores for the host

13:20 –Rooooouzier

13:19 – Again Nowakowski

12:19 – Rouzier  again…But we have to say that Benjamin Toniutti is playing on a high level today

12:18 – Nowakowski tries to wake up his teammates

11:18 – Rouzier is destroying the defense of Poland

11:17 – Le Goff with a perfect first tempo

10:16 – WooooooW! Ngapeth sets for Rouzier 

10:15 – Mateusz Mika risks with the serve and sends ball wide

10:14 – Michal Kubiak is there finally

8:14 – Perfect action – Toniutti finds Rouzier 

8:13 – Konarski scores, Rouzier answers on the other side

7:12 – Poland spend one more ball…Antiga calls for time-out

7:10 – Nowakowski makes mistake as well

7:9 – New mistake of Le Goff  from the service line

6:9 – Rouzier’s spike hit the court of Poland

5:8 – Tillie’sside goes to the first TTO with one point of lead

3:7 –Ngapeth ! Just WooooW! What a spike

3:6 – Marechal scores another point for #TeamYavbou. But, after video check, referees gave the point to Poland

2:6 – After another point of France, Mateusz Mika has entered the court.

2:5 – Poland still in shock after droping the lead in the first set.

2:2 – Mistake by Ngapeth  from the service line

2ND SET

POL vs. FRA

POL vs. FRA

 

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21:25 – Marechal is the hero of France . Scores an ace to finish the first set

21:24 – France will have three match points! Marechal makes a block

20:21 – Great turnaround of #TeamYavbou! 

19:18 – ACE! Le Roux. Antiga has to call for time-out

19:17 – France are in the game again.

18:14 – Klos  is having a party at Tauron Arena

17:13 – After the TTO, Tillie asked again for time-out

16:13 – Poland keep the lead. The head coach Laurent Tillie had a dig in the last rally

15:13 – Le Goff  with a stron kill

15:12 – Ngapeth has been stopped again…

14:12 – Rouzier finishes with a loud scream

13:10 – Piotr Nowakowski stops Ngapeth… Oh, what a block…

11:9 – Ngapeth makes new serve mistake

10:9 – Rouzier finishes in style

10:8 – Although Grebennikov made a superb reception, Poland score

8:6 – Klos gives Poland two-point lead at the First TTO

7:6 – Ngapeth knocks down the ball

6:5 – Mistake from the service line again, Nicolas Marechal

5:5 – Rouzier finds the way against triple block

5:4 – Marechal completes a good job in the attack

5:3 – Serve mistake by Rouzier 

4:3 – Long contact with the ball by Rafal Buszek

3:1 –Rouzier , you shall not pass

1:1 – Ngapeth ties with a good spike

1:0 – Poland have the lead

1ST SET

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20:29 CET – Starting line-ups: France – Rouzier, Toniutti, Ngapeth, Le Roux, Le Goff, Marechal, Grebennikov; Poland – Nowakowski, Konarski, Klos, Lomach, Kubiak, Buszek, Zatorski

20:26 CET – Poland will be missing their fans tonight.

20:19 CET – Here are the line-ups for today’s match…

Line-Ups

Line-Ups

 

20:12 CET – Again, we had the opportunity to see another crazy posing for the photo of #TeamYavbou before the start of the game.

19:52 CET – The teams are warming up for the game…

FINALS 1ST GROUP – 179 / POOL K – 19 / –

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 13. 07. 2016 17:30 Brazil vs Italy 3:0 25:18; 25:20; 25:19     
2nd game 14. 07. 2016 17:30 USA vs Italy 0:0      
3rd game 15. 07. 2016 20:30 Brazil vs USA 0:0      

FINALS 1ST GROUP – 179 / POOL J – 21 / –

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 13. 07. 2016 20:30 Poland vs France 3:2 21:25; 17:25; 25:17; 28:26; 15:12    
2nd game 14. 07. 2016 20:30 Poland vs Serbia 0:0      
3rd game 15. 07. 2016 17:30 Serbia vs France 0:0      

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