Fenerbahce immediately set the tone (14:4) and even though the guests answered back cutting the gap by scoring four in a row (14:8) and even got to -3 with the help of Polina Stoyneva from the serving line, Fenerbahce restored its leadership to go for a quite comfortable 25-17.
The second set unfolded quite similarly, with the home side storming out to 6:0 to lead 16:12 by the second mandatory step to go for the final 25-16.
The trend did not change in set 3 with Fenerbahce leading all the way through (8:3, 16:9) for a speedy 25-12.
Korean opposite Kim Yeon-Keung top scored for Fenerbahce with 19 points.
“Fenerbahce is a very strong team and we did not receive well tonight. To play at such a level we need to reinforce our roster” states ASPTT MULHOUSE mentor Magali Magail.
“We did not play well tonight” adds captain Armelle Faesch, “if we want to handle such opponents we need to serve better, play faster and work harder”.
“I am proud of my players because before the game we had discussed about the necessary synchronization of block and defense and they applied my advices. We still need to improve our side-out” says Brazilian coach Zé Roberto.
“We wanted to win in three sets because this can influence the final standings of the group” adds team captain Seda Tokatlioglu.