07. 01. 2012 | Turkey
Turkey: Fenerbahce Universal beat Galatasaray once again
Galatasaray and Fenerbahce Universal faced once again at Burhan Felek Volleyball Hall in Women’s League second stage first day match. FB Universal defeated rival 3-1 in revenge match like they did in first stage.
As a result of National rules, only Galatasaray supporters were ready in the hall, yellow red shirt ladies used this advantage in first part 8:6, developed game when Italian National setter Eleonora Lo Bianco came behind service line 12:7 as FB Universal asked for second time out. Blowing with Gokcen Zop, GS led a 16:10 in second break, but invincible leader scored 3 in a row 16:13, hence, Serbian born coach Dragan Nesic took the first time out, however FB was solid to tie at 18, Galatasaray sped up once again 22:18 and clinched set 25:20.
Guest team was a perfect storm early in second set 3:8, not affected by locals’ time out at 2:5, unstoppable FBU continued playing excellent, whatever Nesic did was not useful including four substitutions and a time out 5:16, crushed rival in this part 10:25.
Everything was changed in third set comparing the previous one 6:2, host was playing perfect 9:4, nevertheless temporary happiness ended quickly for Cimbom, yellow canary bounced back at second mandatory stop 14:16, scored especially back court attacks 17:21, completed mission finally 20:25.
FB Universal arrived in first tech time out 5:8 in fourth set via Eda Erdem’s services, also blocked opponent attacks over the net to come to second break 10:16, increased tempo as much as they could and won the match 3-1 having last set 20:25.
GALATASARAY- FB UNIVERSAL: 1-3
Hall: Burhan Felek
Referees: Erdal Akinci, Temel Oneri
Galatasaray: Nilay, Seray, Calderon, Gokcen, Lo Bianco, Selime, Funda(L), Gamze, Deniz, Eric, Natali, Asli
FB Universal: Kim, Eda, Naz, Sokolova, Ipek, Seda T, Merve(L), Nihan(L), Seda E, Yagmur, Tom
Sets: 25-20, 10-25, 20-25, 14-25
Duration: 93 min. (24-19-26-24)