By using opponent errors, FB Universal set a pace 3:0 and controlled game in first break 8:5, but Eczacibasi kept on pressure on last champion to tie at 9, powered 13:16 via Croatian star Maja Poljak. From 15:18, local captain Seda Tokatlioglu scored two consecutive points additionally an attack error 18:18, guest coach Lorenzo Micelli requested a time out. Turkish National star Neslihan Darnel’s spike caused a FB Universal time out 18:20, followed by another stop of Brasilian trainer 18:22, yellow dark blue staff could not prevent Darnel scoring 19:25 at all.
Ayazaga storm was felt in Uskudar early in second set 2:5, however provisional lead was broken by a time out to 6:5, but leadership went to Oranges after solid blocks 6:8. All the players on the court gave their best for the teams as Fenerbahce led the second mandatory stop 16:14, but remainder for Eczacibasi was just a nightmare, locals did not let them play anymore to close the stage 25:17.
Eczacibasi was having reception trouble, this was followed by attack errors, so that, FB Universal dominated game passing checkpoints 8:5 and 16:11, tighten up every single rally to arrive last point 25:17 once again.
Neslihan Darnel’s services carried Eczacibasi to a provisional 1:4, then FB bounced back to arrive first tech time out at 8:6, managed to save it in second one 16:15. Local team did not look behind anymore and seized set 25:22, won the match 3:1.
FB UNIVERSAL-ECZACIBASI VITRA: 3-1
Hall: Burhan Felek
Referees: Ebru Merickan, Gokhan Dag
FB Universal: Naz, Tom, Duygu, Seda T, Kim, Eda, Merve(L), Ipek, Yagmur,
Eczacibasi Vitra: Esra, Busra, Neslihan, Mirka, Poljak, Elif, Gulden(L), Buse, Nesve, Usic, Asuman
Sets: 19-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-22
Duration: 99 min. (23-25-23-28)