BR Volleys qualify for the Champions League playoffs by ending second within the group. With an simple win in opposition to Warta Zawiersee, the Berliners are actually taking part in for a spot within the quarter-finals.
BR Volleys gained the final match of the Champions League group stage in opposition to Warta Xaviers and superior to the next round. On Wednesday night, the Berliners gained 3–0 (25:22, 25:17, 25:19). Ruben Schott was voted Most Valuable Player. With 15 factors, he was the second greatest Berlin attacker behind Marek Sotola, who had 16 factors.
BR Volleys win as anticipated in opposition to VC Olympia
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The 5,120 spectators at Max-Schmeling-Halle noticed a hard-fought first set. Berlin captain Angel Trinidad is again within the workforce after two months out from damage, however coach Cedric Enard continues to depend on setter Johannes Till.
No workforce was ready to break by the preliminary rounds. BR volleys received few alternatives to convert their serves into factors. After an unsuccessful problem by the Pole, Marek Sotola lastly managed to take the lead with an ace at 13:11. However, the viewers made up for this shortcoming. Because the Berliners delivered extra constantly, they managed to break once more and had 4 set balls (24:20) after a service error by the Polish First Division workforce. Ruben Schott transformed the third.
shot for an additional
Santiago Danani’s absence was significantly noticeable within the friends’ sport. Without the common libero who performed for the Berliners final season, their acceptance charge was solely 29 p.c. On the opposite hand, Timothy Carle was reassuring time and again. With a profitable assault in opposition to the block of three, he compelled the opponent to take a tactical time-out. Then he made it 10:6 with an ace.
With a powerful heart, the Berliners had been ready to preserve their four-point lead over giant areas and ultimately prolonged it to 20:15. Enard introduced on Antti Ronkinen, who adopted right away with an ace (21:15). Successful double blocks from Brehme and Carle gave the Berliners seven set factors. Reuben Schott completed the set with an ace (25:17).
Sotola in third place
Although the Poles made fewer service errors than within the first leg, they confronted the well-rehearsed Berliners who continued to play nicely within the third set. By the time the friends regrouped, the Berliners had gone 14:8 away. Michal Winiarski made the final break for his workforce and thus briefly achieved the specified impact. Warta Zawiercie reduce the deficit down to two factors (14:16). But he couldn’t cease the defending German champion similar to that. At 23:18 the spectators stood up and a little bit later noticed how Marek Sotola completed the sport with an ace (25:19).
Second within the group, BR Volleys goes instantly to the playoffs. After the completion of all group matches, all groups can be seeded in a event tree which is able to stay in place until the finals. The next round, during which the quarter-finals are at stake, will happen on February 8 and 14.
Broadcast: rbb24, 01/25/2023 at 9:45 PM