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Excellent start for Bank BPS Fakro MUSZYNA

by WoV
source: cev.lu

Muszyna, Poland, November 30, 2011. Poland’s Bank BPS Fakro MUSZYNA claimed its first match in the 2012 CEV Volleyball Champions League by edging Crvena Zvezda BEOGRAD in straight sets (25-17, 25-23, 25-18).



First set

The home side started well going up 8:3 by the first technical time-out; the gap was gradually widened (16:8) as the young players from Serbia were having problems in reception. On the other hand MUSZYNA was attacking solidly with Joanna Kaczor scoring 7 points all alone in this set. Three more points along the way to the final 25-17 were added by Kinga Kasprzak, who was back in action after nursing a serious injury.

Second set

The home players were up 10:7 in set 2 as Serbian head coach Ratko Pavlicevic asked for his first time-out. It did not help much as MUSZYNA stretched the score to 18:14 before Crvena Zvezda drew level at 20 all. Finally Bank BPS Fakro had the upper hand wrapping it up at 25-23.   

Third set

MUSZYNA set the tempo all the way through also in the third set and Australian Rachel Rourke finished it off with a fast attack from the middle.

I am happy we were able to win a close second set and the match. We wanted to take three points from this game and we attained our goal” says head coach Bogdan Serwinski.

I think we need to learn a lot. We had some problems in attack in set 2 but we will try to play better in Belgrade” said Ana Bjelica who scored 11 points for Crvena Zvezda.

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