Waterpolo World League, Italy last: Spain beaten

An thrilling problem in Strasbourg, chosen by Alesiani and 1’45 “from the tip (9-8). Campaign: “Extraordinary Defense”. Tomorrow at 8 pm towards the United States

Franco Carrella

The scar of the World Cup missed on penalties remains to be recent, Settebello turns it into a strong pressure to revenge. In Strasbourg, within the semifinal of the World League, the Azzurri defeated Spain and can problem the United States for the primary objective: it’s the solely trophy lacking from the discover board. “It was a very good recreation, as I all the time have between Italy and Spain: preventing laborious, sturdy, very sensible and with loopy pace. In the primary half we had been good, within the second half they had been higher. In protection we had been wonderful. We received deservedly and, with out intelligence , the distinction can be nice “enjoys Sandro Campagna.


Martin additionally, just like the Italian coach, arrived in France with out the primary gamers (Perrone, Mallarach, Munarriz, Granados, Larumbe) because of the inevitable enhance in the summertime, however substitutes will not be new. The solely staff unbeaten within the first half, Spain discovered Settebello solely as soon as – Garcia 3-2 early within the second half – and had been compelled to chase. Italy is on the ball, it typically bites towards the escape and creates the primary small half within the 18′ with Cinnamon’s 6-3, the benefit is preserved even originally of the final quarter with the energetic Renzuto within the numerical victory for 8- 5, then what the world champions did world: Garcia, Valera and Tahull tie in simply two and a half minutes. The profitable objective is signed by Alesiani, in his greatest efficiency in these 5 days, with a lightning shot from six meters to 1’45 “from the siren. In the stands Condemi and Ferrero, among the many greatest within the discipline Nicholas Presciutti: mentioning two within the half the second 3-3 and 4-3. So we’ll meet the United States (on the twentieth we dwell on RaiSport) who beat us within the group. In the loopy semi-final with France, the Americans fly to 13-9 earlier than going through expulsion attributable to brutality of Vavic (might be eliminated), which makes him greater than 4′: the staff reaches 13 -13, then give it as much as 16-15.


Meanwhile, in Sassari, staff supervisor Fabio Conti introduced the Sardinia Cup, a contest that may see Settebello and Setterosa on stage from 3 to 10 August: the blue will begin towards the Netherlands, Greece, Hungary, Spain and Israel, then it is going to be the time of the second place on the planet world towards Serbia, Croatia and Greece.

ITALY: Del Lungo, Alesiani 2, Damonte, Iocchi Scratch, A. Fondelli 1, Cinnamon 2, Renzuto 2, Martial, N. Presciutti 2, Cassia, Di Somma, Dolce, Nicosia. Everything. Campaign. SPAIN: Aguirre, Pericas, Biel, Sanahuja 2, De Toro, Valera 1, Famera, Cabanas, Tahull 1, Barroso 1, P. Garcia 2, Bustos 1, Lorrio. Annex D. Martin. SUPPORTERS: Peris (Cro) and Dutilh-Dumas (Hour). NOTE: sup. num. Italy 8 (3 targets), Spain 6 (3).

Friday the twenty second: group A, Spain-Australia 13-10, Montenegro-Serbia 16-8; group B, Italy-Canada 17-5, France-USA 19-17 on penalties (14-14).

Week 23: group A, Australia-Montenegro 9-8, Spain-Serbia 20-15. Group B, USA-Canada 15-13, France-Italy 8-9.

Sunday the twenty fourth: group A, Spain-Montenegro 12-10 on penalties (8-8), Serbia-Australia 14-7. Standings: Spain 8; Montenegro 4; Serbia, Australia 3. Group B, USA-Italy 13-9, France-Canada 12-8. Rank: Usa 7; Italy 6; France 5; Canada 0.

Monday twenty fifth: quarter Italy-Serbia 14-7, Spain-Canada 13-6, USA-Australia 12-11, France-Montenegro 12-9.

Tuesday 26: semi-finals Italy-Spain 9-8, France-USA 15-16.

Wednesday 27: third place France-Spain (18), Italy-USA (20).

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