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CL M: Halkbank ended Perugia’s winning streak in derby

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A derby of the sixth round in Pool G of the Champions league between Halkbank and Perugia was important only in terms of prestige.

Juantorena spikes

Juantorena spikes

Thanks to the better set ratio, Sir Safety Perugia secured top spot in the standings and traveled to Turkey to maintain its unbeaten record in the competition this season.

Still, Halkbank Ankara is too strong and respectable team to allow the Italian representative to count on victory with no sweat spilled on the court.

And, eventually, the Turkish team was better – 3-1 (25-17, 19-25, 25-19, 25-18). Thus, Perugia’s winning streak of five matches in Champions League is broken. One of the reasons is that its coach Nikola Grbić gave the chance to youngsters.

Of course, both teams will play in the playoff.

Osmany Juantorena was brilliant with 21 points in Halkbank. On the other side, Georgios Tzioumakas scored 17.

League Round / Pool G /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
11th game 27. 01. 2015 19:00 Halkbank VS Sir Safety Perugia 3:1 25:17; 19:25; 25:19; 25:18    
12th game 27. 01. 2015 20:30 TOURS Volley-Ball VS Noliko Maaseik 3:0 25:15; 26:24; 25:20    

 

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

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