It was an eventful match between Kazan (still without Kosheleva and Makhno-Evdokimova, but with Gamova and Larson that scored 60 points) and Krasnodar (Hooker and Havelkova, 29 and 27 points).
In the 1st set the guests took a good advantage to 18-22, then lost in a partial 6-0 (24-22) and yielded after the second set-point: 30-28.
In the 2nd set it was a tough battle, but Kazan won 25-23.
In the 3rd set it looked like Gamova (80 balls attached!) and her teammates would win 3-0 (17-12), but the guests reassembled (21-21) and after canceling two match points won 25-27.
History repeatsed itself in the 4th set: Kazan goes 14-8 and 18-13 then there’s the comeback of Krasnodar and it was 22-25.
In the tie-break Kazan led (9-5), then Krasnodar (11-13), but then it was tied (13-13), Kazan canceled a match point (14-14) and won with two points by Moroz.
The point Krasnodar won will keep them in the top of the classification.
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