Gas Sales Bluenergy Volley Piacenza will be busy on Friday 8 December (8.30pm live on Rai Sport and Volleyballworld.tv) in Taranto where they will face Gioiella Prisma Taranto on the ninth day of the SuperLega Credem Banca championship.
Challenge number six is coming against the Apulian team. There are five precedents between the two teams in the Regular Season and 5th Place Play Offs.
The balance is in favor of Gas Sales Bluenergy Volley Piacenza which won four matches while Taranto won one: the two teams faced each other four times in the regular season with three victories for the red and whites and one for the Apulians. Only once have they faced each other in the 5th Place Play Offs, in the 2021-2022 season, second day, and it was Piacenza who won in Puglia. Last season, both the first leg and the second leg ended with the victory of Gas Sales Bluenergy Volley Piacenza: 3-0 in Puglia, 3-2 at PalabancaSport.
The match with the highest score between the two teams dates back to the sixth return day of last season when Piacenza prevailed in front of their fans 3-2 (29-27, 25-21, 20-25, 23-25, 15 -9) and the match recorded 219 points overall.
As for the “hardest” sets, however, we always talk about last season: on the sixth day of the first leg, Gas Sales Bluenergy Volley Piacenza won the first set 29-27 and in the end they also won the match.
The easiest partial dates back to the 2021-2022 season, ninth matchday of the first leg, in Piacenza, the locals prevailed in the third set 25-15 and then also won the match 3-0.