Slovak volleyball players recorded their first victory at the European Championships in 2021.
In their fourth C-group meeting in Zadar, Croatia, they defeated Switzerland 3: 1 on Tuesday and kept the chance to advance from the group. They will play the next match after a day off on Thursday, when at 5 pm they will play in the last match in the group against Belarus.
The Slovaks lost the first set at 21:25, but then improved the game. They were particularly successful in serving, pushing their opponents off the net after him. In the dramatic third set, the Slovaks lost 14:17, but with an excellent conclusion they turned it in their favor.
Switzerland – Slovakia 1: 3 (21, -14, -19, -22)
Judges: Miklošičová (Slovenia) and Jankovič (Srb.), 200 spectators
Switzerland: Pierretová 1, Künzlerová 15, Matterová 9, Storcková 12, Van Rooijová 10, Sulserová 10, liberá Depratiová and Knuttiová (Hämmerliová 0, Eiholzerová 8). Coach: S. Van Hintumová
Slovakia: K. Fričová 9, Tereza Hrušecká 1, Krišková 19, Radosová 12, Pencová 11, Koseková 2, libero Španková (M. Žernovič 1, Abrhámová 5, Palgutová 7). Coach: M. Fenoglio
Votes after the match (source RTVS):
Romana Krišková, smečiarka SR: “We are very happy. We handed over everything, we still fought, even in an unfavorable condition. Winning the set with Italy gave us confidence, we gained more mental strength. I believe that tomorrow we will continue what we have shown today. ”
The Turkish volleyball players also succeeded in the fifth match at the European Championship 2021. In Tuesday’s D-group match in Cluj, they won 3-0 over the Netherlands and penetrated the final to the final with a balance of 5-0, losing only one set during the championship so far. Even before the mutual match, the Dutch women also had a certain participation in the elimination phase.
With a 3-0 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina, they sealed the Belgian advance. Along with them, volleyball players from Serbia and Russia also qualified from the A-group.
Four teams from each of the four groups will advance to the round of 16.
Bosnia and Herzegovina – Belgium 0: 3 (-23, 19, -15)
Azerbaijan – Serbia 0: 3 (-17, -20, -19)
Germany – Greece 3: 0 (20, 17, 22)
Bulgaria – Czech Republic 3: 0 (24, 12, 19)
Hungary – Croatia 1: 3 (-19, 21, -17, -21)