Die hard Lube forced the series to Game 5

Semifinal Game 4 Play Off SuperLega Credem Banca:
Allianz Milano – Cucine Lube Civitanova 2-3 (25-23, 25-18, 19-25, 22-25, 7-15) –

Allianz Milano: Porro 2, Ishikawa 23, Loser 10, Patry 12, Mergarejo Hernandez 19, Piano 8, Pesaresi (L), Vitelli 0, Fusaro 0. N.E. Colombo, Bonacchi, Ebadipour, Lawrence. All. Piazza. Cucine Lube Civitanova: De Cecco 1, Yant Herrera 26, Chinenyeze 11, Zaytsev 17, Nikolov 18, Anzani 11, Garcia Fernandez 1, D’Amico, Balaso (L), Bottolo 0. N.E. Ambrose (S), Diamantini, Gottardo, Sottile. All. Blengini. ARBITRI: Goitre, Piana. NOTE – durata set: 32′, 25′, 29′, 31′, 15′; tot: 132′. Spettatori: 5.296. MVP: Yant.

Comeback by Cucine Lube Civitanova who wins Game 4 at the tie break in a sold out Allianz Cloud. Ups and downs of emotions in the Milanese facility that goes wild in front of the 2-0 advantage of its home favorites, but Lube’s stubbornness allows the change of course of the match with the reversal of the result for 2-3. All postponed to Game 5 after the corsair success of Blengini’s men (25-23, 25-18, 19-25, 22-25, 7-15) in a match fought tooth and nail by both teams for earn a place in the Final. Milan starts well, carried away by the home crowd, takes the lead already in the first set. The meneghini are unable to gain much margin, and Lube chases, but the tenacity of the hosts allows the conquest of the first set 25-23. The second set starts with a bang, the fraction that sees Piano and his companions dominate in service by signing 6 aces (only Ishikawa signs 4). Even in the third, Piazza’s men start immediately ahead, but the inertia changes on 6-3, with the cooks finding the mental and physical strength to overturn the result. The balance is restored in the fourth with the Ambrosians who regain the lead in the score, but on 22 all Lube accelerates and leaves behind. Tie break under tone for the landlords who do not oppose resistance to the battleship from the Marches, in confidence and capable of earning a comeback success 7-15. The outcome was therefore postponed to Game 5 within the walls of the Eurosuole Forum, where both teams will have only one chance to make it to the Scudetto Final.

MVP : Marlon Yant (Cucine Lube Civitanova)


Semifinal Game 5 Play Off SuperLega Credem Banca
Martedì 25 aprile 2023, ore 18.00
Cucine Lube Civitanova – Allianz Milano
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