VNL: Semi-final, Italy gives a guarantee to stress. 3-0 to a very mature France
ITALY – FRANCE 0-3 (22-25, 20-25, 15-25) – match report by set
Italy: Giannelli, Michieletto 10, Russo 3, Romanò 6, Lavia 6, Galassi 7, Balaso (L); Anzani 1, Bottolo, Zaytsev 5, Recine, Sbertoli. Ne: Courtesy, Scanferla (L). Herdman De Giorgi.
France: Chineneze 8, Patry 14, Clevenot 15, Le Goff 6, Brizard 3, Ngapeth 15, Grebennikov (L); Jouffroy Ne: Toniutti, Boyer, Henry, Louati, Diez (L), Derouillon. Giani’s teams
Referees: Simonovic (SUI), Cespedes (DOM)
Length of time 27′, 25′, 22′. Everything. 1:14 p.m
BOLOGNA – Olympic champion France wins. The second semi-final is a heavy 3-0 (within the spherical of the ultimate outcomes) of the transalpines that may put down the Azzurri who after the primary set performed par, within the distance gave possibly extra to the stress. The stress that this staff might have confronted right now for the primary time in its success in Europe. At residence, in entrance of seven,000 spectators, the little blue staff paid for the harm with a purpose forward.
A dedication to what occurred to do. Sometimes tonight all the things was lacking: reception and block and subsequently additionally frustration in assault. Even Simone Giannelli from the space couldn’t discover assist for the staff to change route. France continues to be good, not nice sufficient to justify 3-0, however defensive and ready to block even soiled balls on the blue wall or in the course of our protection.
Tomorrow Sunday at 6 o’clock within the night, Italy will play for the bronze medal in opposition to the professionals of Poland. The last is between France and the United States at 9pm.
SEXTETS – De Giorgi’s Blues begin with Giannelli on the facet, Romanò reverse, Russo and Galassi within the center, Michieletto and Lavia in 4 positions, Balaso free. Giani’s France begins with Brizard as director, going through Patry, Chinenyeze and Le Goff within the center, Ngapeth and Clevenot put 4, Grebennikov free.
MATCH – Start in earnest with ace wa Patrythe wall of The streetand his Michigan: 3-2. Point to level two blue tips on the French balls by Clevenot from 4 and Ngapeth within the second line: 8-10. It protects itself and The street from the second row hitting: 10-10. Ngapeth in opposition to them makes France stretch (13-16) De Giorgi asks for a break. Romanò instantly responds from 2, Michieletto assaults 4, Galassi from the center: 16-16. All open. Giannelli’s conversion breaks the bounds of the blues, the primary small one with a easy protection and it was repeated by Romanò (touched by the wall as confirmed by the Challenge) then Michieletto thinks concerning the second opposition of 4: 20-18. It is Giani who’s now asking for time to come out and what a profit: the little French counter has arrived, favored by a good defensive work that enables to win in opposition to. Michieletto’s mistake is the ace of Patry on da Lavia: 20-23 (0-5). The French reached the second set with a ball blocked by Chinenyeze. 7 factors from Ngapeth who attacked 78%, 5 from Clevenot, 2 French aces; 5 factors for Michieletto (67%) receiving Lavia 4 balls, 2 errors.
Another common, however Italy struggles in reception and that is what occurs at Ngapet so we battle with 8-10. Well then for the center roads Let’s say that Russo doesn’t cease: 9-12. The two defenses in blue are necessary 13-13 as Giannelli alternates the selections within the assault. Clevenot will get his ace on Lavia, getting into A bottle: 13-16. Zaytsev joins Romanò (15-18). Italy opposes the sport Patry didn’t stand on the wall. Indeed, it’s a completely different a part of Milan that stops the brand new change in Italy, Zaytsev, for 19-24 with the “Monstre block”. This place closes 2 locations transalpine 20-25. Italy will not be a wall and struggling in reception.
Ready to go: 1-4. De Giorgi removes Lavia A fence. 2 locations are nonetheless out there Zaytsev (One level and one block on the identical time within the second set). Brizard will get an ace of 4-9 on Recine. At 4-10 Sbertoli writes Giannelli. During the technical interval issues are troublesome: 5-12. We are on the finish of the sport as a result of the scenario is weighing on the staff’s ignorance to handle the primary sport from the within out. Ngapeth he indicators ace on Zaytsev (5-14), then the other blue gives the French assault, Ivan will not be there! Anzani notices Russo and instantly has a probability to cease Patry, however Clevenot makes the hand: 9-18. The set leaves, the ace closes, for Patry on Michieletto. An actual image of the match.