The BR Volleys have won after three defeats in a row in the Champions League again. The Berliner won on Wednesday evening at the Belgian Champions Maaseik with 3:2 (22:25, 20:25, 31:29, 25:22, 15:13). The team of coach Cedric Enard had already, before this penultimate group game of no Chance to Reach the quarter-finals.
Because of the new first setter Sergey Grankin in the Champions League is not eligible to play, began Jan Zimmermann on this Position. Moreover, Enard trusted the players that had won last in Frankfurt. The Berliner, however, were from the beginning under pressure, because the hosts opened strong (2:4). Only after a couple of good Block actions, the Volleys for the first Time were two points in front (16:14). After that, you schwächelten but in the case of the own premiums and lost the set after a couple of lapses of Concentration nearly 22:25.
Suddenly, the Berlin transformed
In the second pass, the Berlin times shook again enormously. You make numerous mistakes and dropped back early, clearly (6:12). Enard responded and brought captain Sebastian Kühner for Zimmermann. The Volleys came then even closer (19:21), but had to give this sentence (20:25).
After that, the Berlin were transformed. With outstanding premium-series from Samuel Tuia and Moritz Reichert you earned a comfortable lead (14:7). However, Maaseik came a point-by-point, and suddenly it was 23:23. After a high-energy performance, the Volleys won the passage finally, in 31:29.More about
Champions League game in Maaseik BR Volleys have an uncomfortable trip
compete Equally combative acted Enards Team in the fourth set. With good attacking play and a successful block, you also brought it with 25:22. Thus, the decision in the Tie-Break, and because Berlin's nerves were stronger. They won 15:13, and were able to cheer after this run-up. (Tsp)