PerkinElmer Leo Shoes Modena-Ford Levoranta Sastamala 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-14)

PerkinElmer Leo Shoes Modena: Mossa de Rezende 2, Van Garderen 8, Sanguinetti 5, Ngapeth E. 10, Abdel Aziz 15, Mazzone 6, Gollini (L), Ngapeth S. 3, Sala 3, Leal 6, Bellanova 0, Tauletta 0; N.E. Rossini (L), Stankovic. All. Giani.

Ford Levoranta Sastamala: Hanninen 6, Tihumaki 3, Cross 6, Esko 1, Savonsalmi 2, Cavasin 2, Karjarinta 3, Makinen 4, Ruohola (L), Laasko 0; N.E. Hautala, Lehtimaki, Jarnvall, Oiguss (L). All. Kangaskokko.

 

Modena starts with Bruno-Abdel Aziz, the outside spikers are Earvin Ngapeth and Van Garderen, in the center Sanguinetti-Mazzone, libero is Riccardo Gollini. The Ford Levoranta Satamala starts the match with Alberto Cavasin - Esko, the outside spikers are Makinen and Hanninen, Savonsalmi and Karjarinta are middle blockers, Ruohola is the libero. Modena starts strong and goes 15-13 with Abdel-Aziz serving well and Bruno finding his spikers ready. Modena arrives at 17-16 with Sastamala remaining in the set. Sala's ace takes PerkinElmer Leo Shoes to 23-20. Ngapeth closes the first set 25-21. In the second set the boys in yellow arrive at 8-5. The yellows keep going until 14-10 with Sanguinetti's quick attack. Swan Ngapeth’s ace brings Modena up 22-13, then comes the European debut for central Luca Tauletta, PerkinElmer Leo Shoes closes the set 25-14. Swan Ngapeth takes the boys in yellow to 8-3 but they won't stop: 16-11. Giuseppe Bellanova also makes his debut in the first team. Modena closes the third set and the  match 3-0

Riccardo Gollini: "E’ stato bellissimo giocare da titolare qui al PalaPanini, a casa mia. Io spero di trovare sempre più spazio, ho un enorme rispetto per Salvatore Rossini, è un grande libero, la nostra è una competizione sana. Il match con Trento? Vogliamo assolutamente vincere, stiamo continuando a lavorare con massima concentrazione, siamo certi che usciremo da questo momento difficile”

ENG: "It was great to play here at PalaPanini, which is home for me. I hope to find more and more space in the team, I have lot of respect for Salvatore Rossini, he is a great libero, between us there's an healthy competition".