Guberniya and Krasnoyarsk played one of the most exciting matches in this years’ Russian Cup. Four sets all ended after 25 points and after a numerous of turnaruonds. Yet, Favorites to win the game, home team Guberniya won this matchup 3-1 24-26, 27-25, 26-24, 27-25)
Kuzbass and Prikamiye Perm delivered a five-setter to their fans which in the end went Kuzbass’ way 3-2 (25-19, 31-29, 16-25, 20-25, 15-10). Prikamiye returned after 2-0 and forced a tie-break but didn’t had enough energy to win it all.
Lokomotiv Izumrud showed a nice display versus Novokuybyishevsk and got their fourth win, 3-1. highlight of the game was marathon-like first set who went to 70 points! (36-34, 25-21, 23-25, 25-13).
Zenit was expected to without losing a set versus Nizhnevartovsk, but that didn’t happen. Of course, Zenit got their win in Kazan but Niznevartovsk produced many problems, before finally losing 3-1 (25-22, 17-25, 26-24, 26-24).
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