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Despite a complicated game against PiacenzaAs expected, the adventure in the championship playoffs begins well for modenagood at making her Game 1 of the quarterfinals after five hard-fought sets. “We were good at working in somewhat complicated situations. In the second set we had seven counterattacks in the first eleven, twelve points and that was the negative point in this run. Besides the breaks in the fourth with Brizard’s serve, we had to be more cynical. Well done to bounce back in the tiebreak, winning it after going 0-4 bodes well. is the photo of the game taken by Andrea Giani.
“In the lost tie-break against Monza we fooled ourselves a bit – he adds – Body language also plays a big role in how you see the players on the pitch and I have to say we did very well in that game, we won as a team with our identity and our qualities. Wednesday back on the pitch? This is the playoffs, he needs to know how to reset and charge because these are games with different stories.”
Bruno Rezende: “We knew and we know that it’s a very tough series, that it will be long, that each match will have its own story, with some sets where we will have more difficulties and others not. When playing against these great champions, even a 2-0 lead doesn’t guarantee you anything, but it’s always important to know how to reset every action at every moment, because the next ball is always the most important. These are playoff games and it’s the details that make the difference. Earvin Ngapeth’s performance? I had no doubts, I don’t understand those who question him, he’s still one of the best players in the world and in these moments he’s showing it.”
Tommaso Rinaldi on his playoff debut: “It was great to play for the win in front of this crowd. roller coaster ride? We expected that, Piacenza are a team that knows how to wake up at any moment, we fought and in the end two or three balls were decisive for our victory. Aren’t I great at first? This thing doesn’t blow my mind, I keep going and going, I think in these games and against these opponents who are all champions you also have to know how to suffer.
(Source: Modena Volley YouTube channel)