26. 12. 2019

ITA M: Padova surpass Modena to stage enormous upset, Lube at 13-0, Perugia’s winning streak goes on

Source: legavolley.it; Photo: Pallavolo Padova/Facebook

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Kioene Padova (ninth-placed prior to the match) staged an enormous upset in Round 14 of the 2019/20 Italian Men’s Volleyball Championship regular season by defeating one of the major title favorites Leo Shoes Modena.

 

In Round 14 of the 2019/20 SuperLega Credem Banca regular season, Modena have fallen under the power of Padova’s service and block (11 apiece) and extraordinary Cuban Fernando Hernández (28 points): 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-19, 25-23). Japanese Yuki Ishikawa served 5 aces, while Marco Volpato made 5 kill blocks. American Matt Anderson underperformed (6 points and 23% attack, 5/22) for the losing side, for which Ivan Zaytsev scored 16 points. Modena remained third-placed in the charts (9-4; 28 points) but are now leveled with the fourth-placed Allianz Milano.

The leaders Cucine Lube Civitanova continued their unbeaten run (13-0), while the winning streak of the vice-leaders Sir Safety Conad Perugia prolonged to 11 games in all competitions (8 in the SuperLega). The last-placed Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora lost for the 7th time in a row.

The SuperLega will resume on January 15, 2020.

2019/20 SuperLega Credem Banca regular season – Round 14

December 25:

Itas Trentino - Consar Ravenna 3-1 (21-25, 30-28, 25-19, 25-21)

December 26:

Kioene Padova - Leo Shoes Modena 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-19, 25-23)

Sir Safety Conad Perugia - Top Volley Cisterna (24-26, 25-17, 25-21, 25-22)

Gas Sales Piacenza - Cucine Lube Civitanova 0-3 (20-25, 15-25, 13-25)

Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora - Calzedonia Verona 1-3 (20-25, 24-26, 25-21, 11-25)

Allianz Milano - Vero Volley Monza 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 28-26)

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Standings

 

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