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CL W: Vakifbank win five-set thriller against Eczacibasi!

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Vakifbank have won the derby of the Champions League Playoff 12 against reigning champions Eczacibasi Vitra 3-2 (27-25, 18-25, 10-25, 25-14, 15-10). But, it’s not over yet despite this away victory of Guidetti’s side.

Eczacıbaşı vs. Vakif

Eczacıbaşı vs. Vakif

VakifBank have opened match by winning uncertain first set 27-25! In another two sets, we saw the strong answer of the reigning champions! They simply destroyed Vakif, 25-18 and 25-10!

Guidetti’s side had to react and they somehow manage to raise level of play and to tie the score after stunning display in fourth set 25-14!

In decisive tie-break, VakifBank were more focused to win this amazing thriller. As we said, it’s not over yet. The second match will decided the winner of this clash. 

Eczacıbaşı still have a chance for advancing to the next round. But, they will now have to win at VakifBank‘s court. 

Lonneke Sloetjes led Vakif with 19 points, while Anne Buijs added 13 and Milena Rasic 12! On the other side, Rosir Calderon had 17 points and Neslihan 16!


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st leg 09. 02. 2016 20:30 KPS Chemik Police ( W ) vs Fenerbahçe Grunding ISTANBUL ( W ) 0:3 20:25; 18:25; 23:25 STAT  
1st leg 10. 02. 2016 18:00 Lokomotiv BAKU ( W ) vs Volero ZÜRICH ( W ) 3:2 25:21; 22:25; 25:23; 20:25; 16:14 soon  
1st leg 10. 02. 2016 19:00 Eczacıbaşı Vitra ISTANBUL ( W ) vs VakifBank ISTANBUL ( W ) 2:3 25:27; 25:18; 25:10; 14:25; 10:15;  soon  
1st leg 10. 02. 2016 19:00 Dresdner SC ( W ) vs Dinamo MOSCOW ( W ) 0:0      
1st leg 10. 02. 2016 20:30 PGE Atom Trefl SOPOT ( W ) vs Nordmeccanica PIACENZA ( W ) 0:0      
1st leg 11. 02. 2016 18:30 Uralochka-NTMK Sverdlovskaya oblast ( W ) vs Dinamo KAZAN ( W ) 0:0      

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fabio February 10, 2016 - 11:57 pm

Ecz gotta have Boskovic playing if they want to win.

Boss February 11, 2016 - 2:32 am

Boskovic has to play!

leiga February 11, 2016 - 12:51 am

I said this several times.

The problem is that there is not Bethania De La Cruz anymore.

Larson can’t play alone. De La Cruz hold all the pression last year. Larson play well only in finals. Until that, she didn’t play and the team was save by Bethania.


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