A loss in Piacenza, good game for Abdel-Aziz

Wixo LPR Piacenza – Revivre Milano 3-1 (25-23, 18-25, 27-25, 32-30) – Wixo LPR Piacenza: Baranowicz 3, Clevenot 16, Yosifov 14, Fei 23, Parodi 12, Alletti 7, Kody 0, Giuliani (L), Manià (L), Cottarelli 0. N.E. Di Martino, Hershko, Marshall. All. Giuliani. Revivre Milano: Daldello 0, Schott 11, Averill 7, Abdel-Aziz 35, Cebulj 14, Piano 5, Tondo 0, Piccinelli (L), Klinkenberg 3. N.E. Galassi, Preti. All. Giani. ARBITRI: Saltalippi, Santi. NOTE – Spettatori 2434. Durata set: 30′, 25′, 34′, 39′; tot: 128′. MVP Alessandro Fei (Wixo LPR Piacenza).

Italian national team Gianlorenzo Blengini was present to Wixo Lpr Piacenza-Revivre Milano’s game at PalaBanca in Piacenza, game won by the home team after a big battle in fourth set, won by Alberto Giuliani’s team 32-30. Too bad for Milano, still without Riccardo Sbertoli and Fabio Fanuli, but a game of dedication for Andrea Giani’s team, with veteran setter Daldello dishing balls, and great dutchman Nimir Abdel-Aziz best scorer fo the game with 35 points and 8 aces. On the other side of the net Piacenza was focused and strong, with a great performance by Alessandro Fei, Mvp with 23 points and 61% in attack. Good game also for teammates Trevor Clevenot, 16 points, bulgarian middle blocker Viktor Yosifov, 14 points, 2 aces and 8 blocks, and Simone Parodi, 12 points.

MVP Alessandro Fei (Wixo LPR Piacenza).

Spettatori: 2434.

Alberto Giuliani (Wixo LPR Piacenza): “Milano has some great hammers as Schott, Abdel-Aziz and Cebulj, all of them put us in trouble. We were good in take advantage of their absences, and above all to stay focused in the crunch times of the sets. It wasn’t easty to play this way after the complicated game of Latina. We are good in improving, especially in the fundamental of serve”.

Fabio Lini (DS Revivre Milano): “It was a balanced game, decided by individuals and by high level players. Let’s look the positive things, we lost three at the extras, and this is for sure a step ahead comparing this game to last game”.