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CL M: Tours missed big opportunity, HalkBank punished that

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HalkBank has won all three points against Tours, but it could have been different.



French team won the first set, and then missed a huge opportunity in the second. Tours was up ahead by 17-13! Halkbank managed to bounce back and turn the score around at 21-20, however, it was Tours who had two set balls (24-23, 25-24) and three attacks for 2-0! But, not a single one of them was turned into a point, and then Halkbank had a set ball at 26-25.

French side tied the game at 26-26, but Nuno Pinheiro then made a big mistake. He celebrated the point with unsportsmanlike gesture and received a red card, while HalkBank got a point (27-26). Already in the next play, home team made a block for 1-1 in sets. Everything afterward was a walkthrough for Ankara giant.

Tsvetan Sokolov was the top scorer of the game with 18 points, while Osmany Juantorena made 16. On the other side. David Konecny collected 14.

PGE Skra Belchatow was once again without injured Mariusz Wlazly, but nevertheless Polish powerhouse managed to overpower Tirol Innsbruck at home. Nicolas Marechal made 19 points for the winning side, while Facundo Conte added 14.

Precura Antwerpen seized a win in Czech Republic against Ceske Budejovice, mostly thanks to Marien Moreau who made 18 points. He was the only player on this game with double-digit number of points.



Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
7th game 17. 12. 2014 19:00 Halkbank vs TOURS Volley-Ball 3:1 23:25; 28:26; 25:19; 25:12    
8th game 17. 12. 2014 20:30 Sir Safety Perugia vs Noliko Maaseik 0:0    


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
7th game 17. 12. 2014 18:00 PGE Skra Bełchatów vs Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam Innsbruck 3:0 25:22; 25:23; 25:23    
8th game 17. 12. 2014 18:00 VK Jihostroj Ceske Budejovice vs Precura Antwerpen 0:3 23:25; 23:25; 17:25  


To see standings, more videos, stats, photos visit CEV DENIZBANK CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2014/2015 M.

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