Truly reflective it was on the fourth Advent in Berlin's Max-Schmeling-Halle. A quiet afternoon at the Volleyball did not want to spend the 5892 viewers on Sunday absolutely. And also the players of BR Volleys did everything, that it was a very exciting and emotional game against the saints in the evening. The German master gave his audience against the SVG Luneburg To and From the feelings – and the visitors held on this ninth round of the handball-Bundesliga already in a mood, as the Play-off final would take place.
First of all, the Berlin began to nervous. In the process they had undertaken against the North-German so much, after all, they were the team of coach Stefan Hübner ten days ago, dramatically in the Cup semi-final eliminated. But the Volleys were charged atmosphere, and lost the first two sets. After 0:2 behind the Berlin fought back however, and won with 3:2 (20:25, 26:28, 25:21, 25:22, 15:10). After many setbacks, most recently, the Volleys have managed an important victory.
The Berlin fumble in the adoption
Volleys coach Cedric Enard was the beginning of formation on some items compared to the 0:3 defeat last Wednesday in Gdansk. As a setter Sebastian Kühner for Jan Zimmermann began in the mid-block Georg Klein for Jeffrey Jendryk played. To was a further exchange Enard forced due to injury: Libero Nicolas Rossard, who had only joined two weeks ago to the Volleys that had broken against Danzig a finger bone. The Frenchman falls to the beginning of January. For him, Dustin started again Watten.
All of these changes have not brought the hoped-for effect. The Berlin had problems to dispose of their attacks successfully. Diagonal attacker Benjamin Patch did against the defense of strong guests difficult, as well as Samuel Tuia. As the Volleys were then for the first time with two points (7:9), they showed again nervous. You were in error in the assumption and the lüneburg of them moved on to 15:9. Enard tried to respond, brought Kyle Russell for Patch and then Moritz Reichert for Tuia, but the residue was only bigger (14:22). The Volleys lost the set 20:25.
After that, the Berlin fought in the game. Even in difficult situations you had, for example, Russell won a major duel for the Ball at the net against two of the lüneburg or Reichert played the Ball artfully over a three-block. None of the two teams could settle, to Berlin in the final phase of the sentence in the adoption of blew (19:21). However, with a show of strength Enards Team turned the game on 22:21. After that, the Volleys both missed good chances to decide the passage for yourself – and lost him most unhappy: due to a power roller bonus (26:28).
Volleys not show much fighting spirit
In the third set, it looked to the Berliner are also good for a long time. You back schwächelten in the adoption of and came 13:16. But after a strong serve series by Adam White, the Volleys 19:17 led, took passage with 25:21 and condensed to 1:2.More about
Before the home game against Lüneburg, The BR Volleys put everything on attackJohannes Nedo
With a great fighting spirit, the Berlin also disputed the next set. They threw in every so unattainable appearing Ball and created more pressure from the serve. After a long time-tempered passage, the Berliner took him with Assen at the end with 25:22. So it went into the Tiebreak, by the Volleys with a huge will to win triumph.