Aluron CMC Warta Zawiercie earned the right to play in the CEV Cup Thanks to the fourth place at the end of last season. Then the team Michal Winiarski After a close battle, they lost out in the competition for the bronze medal – and qualification to the Champions League – to Asiko Resovia.
However, Zawiercie’s side are taking their third European Cup start in the club’s history very seriously. They won the first match against TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg confidently 3-0, Putting opponents into corners with great plays. They adapted without any problems, although they played not in their own hall, but in Sosnovich, where they will host their cup rivals.
The rematch in Austria would have seemed like a completion of formalities. Only in recent weeks A hex bomb passed through Zawiercie’s locker roomWhich affected the team’s biggest stars.
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Zawiercie’s team, with two receivers unavailable, found itself in a critical situation. with regard to The nominal free agent, Luke Perry, was trained to play for the gigIn his preferred position, he is considered one of the team’s best players at the beginning of the season.
Luke Perry in attack and block, Aluron CMC Warta Zawiercie in the next round
He was the only libero on Tuesday Simon Gregorovichthey were a pair of recipients Patrick Laba I Sam Cooper. The match in Hartberg turned out to be little more than the match in Sosnowiec. The first set was decided only in the end, the Polish team won 25:23.
In the second match, Zawiercie’s team started to build its advantage faster and could play with more confidence. Karol Buterin was very effective offensivelyAluron CMC Warta won in a time of 25:20. The two sets win allowed him to advance to the next round. But in the third, Winiarski players repeated the score 25:20, ending the match.
The coach, confident of promotion, lets the substitutes show off. Perry got a chance as a receiver. Volleyball player, 180 cm tall He made five attacks and scored two points. He also helped the team with blocking.
Thanks to the win, Aluron CMC Warta reached the next round. The team’s competitor will be Hebar Pazarjic from Bulgaria. Zawiercie will play their next match on Sunday in the PlusLiga, where their opponents will be GKS Katowice.
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