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CL M: Zenit needed 40 points to finally break Tirol Innsbruck!

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Zenit started their quest for defending the European crown with a straight sets win against Hypo Tirol Innsbruck... Still this was not just a walk in the park for the Russian powerhouse.

Tirol vs. Zenit

Tirol vs. Zenit

After they won the opening two sets it was expected that Zenit Kazan would easily put an end on this game. But, instead of a routine finishing, we witnessed the longest set in the Champions League in this season!

The third set between Hypo Tirol Innsbruck and Zenit Kazan lasted for 44 minutes! At the end, Russian team prevailed by 40:38 and scored a straight sets win. Wilfredo Leon was the top scorer in the away side with 14 points, while young Victor Poletaev added 10.  

LEAGUE ROUND – 137 / POOL D – 8 / –

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st leg 05. 11. 2015 18:00 Budvanska Rivijera BUDVA vs Halkbank ANKARA 0:3 20:25; 20:25; 26:28    
1st leg 05. 11. 2015 20:25 Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam INNSBRUCK vs Zenit KAZAN 0:3 17:25, 22:25, 38:40     

 

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