In 3 weeks starts the most important competition in Europe. In last days many teams played friendlies match to check their shapes before Euro Volley.

 

 

Belgium – Netherlands

First match: NED-BEL 2-3
Belgium: Depestele, Van den Dries, Deroo, Verhees, Van de Voorde, Verhanneman, Dejonckheere (L) and Klinkenberg, Claes, Verschueren, Tuerlinckx, Derkoningen, Rousseaux
Netherlands: Freriks, Van Bemmelen, Rauwerdink, Van Garderen, Overbeeke, Bontje, Jorna (L) and Thijs, Maan, Kooistra, Klapwijk, Koelewijn, Andringa

Second match NED-BEL 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-21)
Belgium: Depestele, Rousseaux, Coolman, Tuerlinckx, Verhanneman, Verhees, Derkoningen (L) and Verschueren, Claes, Deroo, Van de Voorde, Van den Dries, Dejonckheere, Klinkenberg
Netherlands: Freriks, Rauwerdink, Maan, Kooistra, Klapwijk, Koelewijn, Jorna (L)

Thirs match NED-BEL 3-1 + 5th set for BEL (25-21, 29-27, 14-25, 25-22) + (14-16)
Belgium: Depestele, Van den Dries, Klinkenberg, Verhees, Verhanneman, Van de Voorde, Dejonckheere (L)
Netherlands: Freriks, Overbeeke, Rauwerdink, Maan, Bontje, Koelewijn, Jorna (L)

Czech Republic – Serbia

First match: 2-3 (25-17 16-25 22-25 25-21 13-15)
Czech Republic: Tichacek (3), Stokr (16), Kral (2), Konecny (22), Hysky (18), Holubec (13), Kopacek (L) and Finger, Hanek, Hudecek, Siroky (1)
Serbia: Petkovic (3), N. Kovacevic (13), Lisinac (9), Atanasijevic (25), Petric (11), Podrascanin (8), Rosic (L) and Rasic, Jovovic

Second match: 3-1 (25-21 25-19 25-13 extra set: 15-25)
Czech Republic: Tichacek (4), Stokr (17), Siroky (7), Konecny (17), Hysky (7), Holubec (8), Juracka (L) and Bartos (2), Hudecek, Sobotka (2), Kral, Hanik, Finger (1)
Serbia: Petkovic, Nikic (9), Stankovic (10), Starovic (8), N. Kovacevic (12), Rasic (7), Vujic (L) and Ivovic (4), Jovovic, Petric

Third match: 1-3 (21-25 15-25 22-25 extra set: 25-19)
Czech Republic: Tichacek (2), Stokr (9), Sobotka (9), Finger (7), Hudecek (10), Kral (1), Kopacek (L) and Bartos (3), Hanik, Holubec (6), Konecny (12), Hysky (5)
Serbia: Jovovic, Nikic (10), Stankovic (5), Atanasijevic (23), Ivovic (10), Podrascanin (8), Rosic (L), Vujic (L) and Lisinac (4), Rasic (3), Starovic (6), Petric (3)

Bulgaria – France

First match: 3-2 (23-25 25-23 25-22 21-25 15-13)
BUL: G. Bratoev (4), V. Bratoev (15), N. Nikolov (10), Sokolov (19), Skrimov (11), Yosifov (10), Salparov (L) and N. Penchev, Todorov (5), Simeonov (3)
FRA: Toniutti, Lyneel (10), Le Roux (7), Sidibe (5), Ngapeth (12), Le Goff (2), Grebennikov (L) and Rouzier (10), Redwitz (1), Aguenier (2), Tillie (10), Exiga (L), Hardy-Dessources (4), Tuia (7)

Second match: 1-3 (27-25 16-25 23-25 19-25)
BUL: G. Bratoev (1), Aleksiev (7), Todorov (9), Sokolov (12), V. Bratoev (9), Yosifov (8), Salparov (L) and Milushev (8), N. Penchev (1), Simeonov, Gotsev (1)
FRA: Toniutti (2), Ngapeth (5), Le Roux (4), Rouzier (14), Lyneel (4), Hardy-Dessources (4), Grebennikov (L) and Sidibe (6), Redwitz (1), Tillie (8), Tuia (5), Le Goff (3), Exiga (L), Aguenier (3)

Russia – Iran 1-4 (23-25 17-25 21-25 25-19 20-25)

Russia: Grankin, Sivozhelez, Muserskiy, Pavlov, Spiridonov, ashchev, Ermakov (L) and Verbov (L), Makarov, Zhilin, Volvich, Biryukov
Iran: Mousavi, Gholami, Mahmoudi, Marouflakrani, Davoodi, Zarif (L)

In upcoming days Russia and Iran will play next two matches. Two matches will play also Serbia and Poland.