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Lawn beats Villadoro and climb the leaderboard. Crazy match, full of mistakes but also with good moves from both sides. Prato won the first two sets by comeback and the third by comeback. In short, little point in a match still worth the three points and I’m from Prato.
1st movement: Prato with Corti and Catalano diagonally, Matteini and Coletti in the middle, Bandinelli and Alpini with the band and Civinini free. Fast and fun start with Prato climbing to 6-4. Many mistakes on both sides but determined by the aggressive play of both teams. Parallel by Catalano for 8-6. Modena recovered with two good attacks and the game remained entertaining. Prato also on top (11-9) but the returnee has yet to suffer. Impressive wall in Prato for 15-14. Balance on 17-17. Lucky action of the guests for the break (18:20). Novelli time. On 20-21 in Captain Lemma. Wall courts for equality. Long and hard fought action with cable up 22-21. Modena weather. Beautiful combination Corti-Bandinelli for the 23rd Muro Matteini for the 24th Alpini closed in pipe;
2nd set: In the second part, Modena (1-7) got off to a strong start with Novelli, who immediately demanded time. Kabel, who scored in service with Catalano (4-7), but Villadoro, who also played well in defense, broke again at 5-11. Difficult race for Prato, who couldn’t afford any mistakes. Bandinelli brought his team back down to minus four (8-12). Bandinelli again the list for 10-12. Matteini scored for minus one and Modena time. Parity on 12-12 Nice and balanced race (17-17) Time Modena on the umpteenth mistake (18-17). On return to field ace Coletti (20-18 but immediate recovery from Modena (20-20). Novelli at 20-21. Second half hands out and Villadoro (20-22). Poor Catalano-Civinini defense and block to an Alpini on Sartoretti for 22-22 double faults for Prato and Modena at 22-24 inside Pini and Prato level on points after two visitors’ errors Catalano overtakes after Pini’s defense equal at 25-25 Catalano serves and Alpini they blocked the shutter;
3rd set: balanced start (3-3). Modena on plus two (5-7). Catalan to curtail power. Again the opposite of Novelli for 8-8. Balance on 11.11. Alpini in Whistle for 13-11. The game was now full of volleyball mistakes and Kabel used it to make it 15:11. Modena weather. Great shot from Bandinelli that smashed his teammate’s defense to 17-12. At the resumption of the Catalan Wall. Still great ball nine of the house, which conquered the 19 at the same time. Modena grew in defensive intensity and Prato blamed it (19-16). Host invasion for 20 but followed by two cable failures (20-18). Novelli time. On the recovery wall on Alpini for minus one Villadoro. Catalano scored 21 points. Receive and parity errors. Novelli time again. Ace Villadoro (21-22). Alpini (22-22) interrupted the guest solo. Teams 23-23. In Lemma. guest wall and 23-24. Catalano equalized the score. Villadoro missed and Prato match point. Violation and Host Closure.
CABLE VOLLEY PRATO – NAT. TRANSPOR VILLADORO 3:0 (25:21; 27:25; 26:24)
Cable Volley Prato: Alpini M., Alpini L., Bruni, Coletti, Giona Corti, Civinini J., Civinini M., Bocu, Pini, Catalano, Matteini, Bandinelli, Menchetti. Herd Novelli.
nat. Transportation Villadoro: Martinelli, Mocelli, Ferrara, Bombardi, Sartoretti, Benincasa, Soli, Berselli, Giuriati, Vecchi, Plessi, Trianni, Ronchetti, Monelli, Rinaldo. All Malagoli
Referee: Save yourself and Tawfik
(Source: press release)