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19. 03. 2019

CL M: Gdansk were close to conquer Kazan, golden set saves Zenit!

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The reigning champions Zenit Kazan barely managed to reach the semifinals, after two amazing clashes against the Polish side Gdansk.

 

The fans of Zenit Kazan will remember this game for a long time since it was one of the most exciting games played in Kazan for over the past few years.

The team of Vladimir Alekno was down by 2-0 and were close to be eliminated however, they managed to win the third and the fourth set and to force the tie-break. There, they faced another trouble. Gdansk won the fifth set and pushed the game into the golden set.

Fortunately for the home fans, their team was much more focused, winning the golden set and claiming the spot in the semifinals.

The match laster 3hours and two minutes and had 6 sets. 

Maxim Mikhailov was the top scorer in Zenit with 22 points, while Matt Anderson added 21 and Earvin Ngapeth 18. On the other side, Maciej Muzaj had 26 points.

Men’s CEV Champions League, quarterfinals, second leg:

Zenit Kazan – Gdansk 2-3 (23-25, 23-25, 25-23, 29-27, 15-17; golden set 15-12), first game: 3-2

Wednesday:

Zenit St. Petersburg – PGE Skra Belchatow 17:30 CET; first game 1-3

Perugia – Chaumont 20:30 CET; first game 3-2

Thursday:

Lube Civitanova – Dinamo Moscow 20:30 CET; first game 3-2

 

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2 Comments about "CL M: Gdansk were close to conquer Kazan, golden set saves Zenit!"

20.03.2019 | 13:20 |   diabolitionvinous [unregistered]

What is your opinion about that videocheck at 12/11 - 13/11 ??
It seems to me that there is no block touch at all by the way… I was not against Kazan but I had never seen such a quick decision about a controversial challenge.

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20.03.2019 | 21:29 |   michele [unregistered]

the same happened in the game fenerbahce against scandicci in women champions league. the challenge shows 'touch' on the fingers but the video proved that didnt touch. sometimes i dont really agree with the challenge especially block touch

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