Fenerbahce of Ze Roberto beat again Rabita Baku and rushed to the Final Four in Baku . Fenerbahce has crushed its opponents by dominating in all aspects. In particular, Korean Kim Yeon – Koung was excellent as an attacker, Logan Tom as an outside hitter and the libero Yeldan has played one of her best games in career making a major contribution to the fundamental second – line (39 effective receptions,79% positive and 54% perfect).
In Rabita the best in block and attack were Mammadova and Osmokrovic.
1.Set: After the ace of Zhukova (4:6) Fenerbahce evened the result (6:6) and then got to the break from 7-8 to 11-8 (Kim’s counterattack) with the block of Erdem. Rabita was behind for only two points 16:14. However, after the block of Tom on Starovic (17:14) and a spectacular counterattack of Kim (18:14) it made the decisive break. The set was closed with 25:20.
2. Set: Rabita led with 2:5 and remained out to 8:10. Then American Tom hitted strongly (1 ace also direct) and Kim did the same in counterattack, getting to the result of 16:10. Glass and Rabadzhieva did not manage to change the score. Kim slipped another 3 straight points from 17:13 to 20:13. The set ended with 25:17.
3. Set: This time Fenerbahce started well with Tom’s playing and reached the maximum benefit of 11:8. The only difficult moment of the match for Turkish team was when Rabita scored 6 points and Tom had difficulty blocking Golubovic, reaching the result of 11:14. With Sokolova‘s score from service (12:14) and with the point of Tom in block, Fenerbahce got to 3 break-points (2 in Kim’s counterattack) 15:14. With excellent performance of Sokolova and Kim in counterattack, Fenerbahce closed the set with 25:20.