Local heroines flew so high in first set up to 14:4, Mulhouse tried to resist scoring 4 in a row 14:8, also performed well when Polina Stoyneva comes behind service line 16:13, but FB Universal had more experienced players ending up 25:17 having 5 block points.
Yellow canary set a pace 6:0 in second set, then continued playing solid and led the second break 16:12, sped up once again, snatched the set 25:16. As leading first tech time out 8:3, FB Universal was pretty comfort in third set, arrived second check point 16:9 and finished set 25:12.
FB Universal’s Korean star Kim Yeong Keung was the top scorer with 19 points.
“Fenerbahce is a strong team and we could not receive good. To play in such level, we need to reinforce our staff.” says Mulhouse coach Magali Magail after the match.
Team leader Armelle Faesch concluded, “We did not play well today. If we want to be a high level team, we have to serve better, play faster and work harder.”
FB Universal trainer Jose Roberto explained, “I am proud of my team because we talked before the match about synchronization between block and defence. In my opinion, we still have to improve our side outs.”
Team captain Seda Tokatlioglu commented, “We concentrated well today because we knew the importance of the match. If we had lost a set, we would have suffered in the future.”
FB UNIVERSAL – ASPTT MULHOUSE: 3-0
Hall: Burhan Felek
Referees: B. Skudnik(SLO), J. Mokry(SVK)
FB Universal: Naz, Tom, Claudino, Seda T, Kim, Eda, Merve(L), Yagmur, Nihan(L), Seda E, Duygu
ASPTT Mulhouse: Rybaczewski, Albu, Faesch, Bokan, Koolhaas, Barnak, Ortschitt(L), Stoyneva, Haka, Sager, Coulibaly
Sets: 25-17, 25-16, 25-12
Duration: 64 min. (22-21-21)