Trento did not give any chance to Rzeszow in the first game of Champions League Play-offs 6. Moscow and Innsbruck claimed 3:1 victory over Olympiacos respectively Bled.
TRENTINO BetClic seized the night with an important victory against Asseco Resovia RZESZOW in the first match of the Playoffs 6. MVP of the match was Osmany Juantorena with also a wonderful 90% in reception and 3 blocks. “It is an important victory but we have to stay down to earth, because the match is not yet finished," said Radostin Stoytchev, coach of TRENTINO. "Now we have more possibilities to qualify for the final four and we have time to rest a bit and to prepare for the next match, using this ball that is causing us some problems. We have imposed our rhythm and I am confident about the next fight”.
“We played well only in the first set, we tried to apply what we had prepared but then we made too many mistakes and it seemed that we were afraid of playing against TRENTINO that showed a great performance. I hope we will have another chance at home, but it will be very hard,” said the head coach of Asseco Resovia Ljubomir Travica. The second match of the Playoffs 6 is scheduled for next Tuesday at 6 pm in Rzeszow.
The Austrians of Hypo Tirol INNSBRUCK celebrated 3:1 victory against ACH Volley BLED to continue their stellar campaign in this year’s Champions League. The fans in a sold out hall were celebrating both teams and their excellent performance. “The first step is done and now we are awaiting a very hard match in Bled. Our goal must be to go to Slovenia and play to win” said local team manager Hannes Kronthaler after the game.
Dinamo MOSCOW opened successfully its campaign in the CEV Indesit Champions League in front of the home fans with a hard-fought victory against Olympiacos PIRAEUS. Dinamo displayed a very solid play in the opening set with Brazilian star Dante Amaral scoring three aces. In the second section of the game, Olympiacos initially led by one point at the first technical break, then scored six rallies in a row for the provisional 7:14 and Dinamo could not close the gap, with the set count moving to 1:1. The Russians re-gained control of the operations in the third and fourth set, profiting also of an injury affecting the Serbian star of Olympiacos, Ivan Miljkovic, who collided with a teammate and was brought to the hospital after his fellow had struck his elbow against Ivan’s teeth. In spite of this inconvenience, Miljkovic topped the charts of the best scorers tonight with 20 points, whereas Roman Yakovlev squeezed in with 18 for Dinamo.