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RUS W: Dynamo Moscow Evens the Score in Tense Semifinal PlayOff Series

by WoV

In a thrilling encounter at their home venue, Dynamo Moscow defeated Lokomotiv Kaliningrad with a score of 3-2, leveling the semifinal series of the Russian SuperLiga PlayOff Semifinals to 2-2. The intense match saw Dynamo initially taking a 2-0 lead in sets, only to see their advantage slip, pushing the match into a deciding tie-break.

Dynamo Moscow – Photo: volley.ru

The tie-break was a showcase of resilience from the Moscow team, who overturned a 5-7 deficit with critical plays, including an ace from Evgeniya Startseva to take the lead at 8-7. Block points further extended their lead, culminating in a 15-11 set win to seal the victory.

Lokomotiv’s Tatiana Tolok was the standout performer of the match, scoring a high of 28 points. Despite her efforts, it was not enough to secure a win for her team. On Dynamo’s side, Natalia Goncharova led her team with 24 points.

Fifth match of the series is scheduled to take place in Moscow on April 14th, promising another intense showdown.

In the other semifinal matchup, Dinamo-Ak Bars triumphed over Leningradka with a series score of 3-1, moving to the playoff finals.

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