Quarterfinals of the Italian Cup
The players of Serie A1 played quarterfinal matches of Coppa Italia. After a bitter defeat in the league, Cuneo failed against Vibo Valentia in straight sets.
The most exciting and tied match took place in Piacenza, where local Copra Elior fought with Casa Modena. The battle lasted till the ultimate point. The hosts took the first two sets and when it looked like they end the match, they lost efficiency in block and attack and Modena, led by Sam Deroo, took advantage of that moment of weakness and was able to finish 3-2. The best performers were Gundars Celitans (21) and Sam Deroo (20) of Modena and Alessandro Fei (18) and Hristo Zlatanov (17) of Piacenza.
In Vibo Valentia the local team celebrated a victory in three sets over Bre Banca Cuneo. It’s the 3rd loss in a row for Cuneo. The hosts showed a great performance especially in the 1st and the 3rd set, however the capability to maintain the concentration in a long 2nd set is noteworthy. On the net the direct duel between currently two best spikers in the Italian Serie A1 – Tsvetan Sokolov and Niels Klapwijk – won by the the Dutchman, who scored 18 points with 72% in attack.
Itas Diatec Trentino – Sir Safety Perugia 3-1 (25-16, 25-18, 21-25, 25-17)
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Tonno Callipo Vibo Valentia – Bre Banca Lannutti Cuneo 3-0 (25-22, 33-31, 25-20)
Cucine Lube Banca Marche Macerata – Andreoli Latina 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-23)
Copra Elior Piacenza – Casa Modena 2-3 (25-22, 25-22, 18-25, 18-25, 6-15)
Itas Diatec Trentino – Tonno Callipo Vibo Valentia
Cucine Lube Banca Marche Macerata – Casa Modena
The semifinal matches will be played on December, 29th in Mediolanum Forum hall in Assago, Milan.