Woori Card Men’s 10th win…Hyundai E&C chases leader Heungkuk Life

Men’s professional volleyball leader Woori Card became the first team to reach 10 wins (3 losses) in the season after overtaking ‘nemesis’ OK Financial Group.

Woori Card defeated OK Financial Group with a set score of 3-2 (25-21 21-25 25-19 28-30 15-13) in the visiting Dodram 2023-2024 V-League match at Sangryoksu Gymnasium in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday.

After going 0-3 without taking a set from OK Financial Group in the first and second rounds, Woori Card took two points at the expense of OK Financial Group in the first match of the third round to stay on top of the standings with 27 points.

OK Financial Group, with 22 points (8-5), moved up one spot to third place.

The main player in the victory was Slovenia’s Zupo Matej Kok (registered name Matej).

At 12-12 in the fifth set of a tightly contested match, Matej hit an awl serve to the left side of the court aimed at OK Financial Group’s main gun Leonardo Leyva Martinez (real name Leo).

Matei’s serve went over the net like a missile and hit the OK Financial Group court.

OK Financial Group head coach Masashi Ogino called timeout to break Matei’s rhythm, but Matei was unperturbed and saved match point, this time with a cannonball serve to the center of the OK Financial Group court.

At 14-13, Matej scored a right backhand touchout to end the long match.

Matej, who scored a whopping 42 points, narrowly missed out on the Triple Crown (back-attack, serve, and block of at least three points each) by one block. However, he had the last laugh by winning a fixer against Leo (38 points).

After Woori Card took the first set thanks to Matei’s strong serve, OK Financial Group evened the score in the second set thanks to Leo’s hitting prowess.

After Woori Card managed to close the gap a bit in the middle of the set and take the third set thanks to the quick-opening kills of homegrown attackers Han Sung-jung and Kim Ji-han, 카지노사이트 OK Financial Group came back with a deuce at the end of the fourth set thanks to Leo’s storm of kills, and pushed the match to a fifth set by combining Leo’s quick-opening points with Woori Card’s Han Sung-jung attack errors to win the set.

Leo scored 12 points in the fourth set alone.

However, just like in the first set, two sharp serves by Matei in the final minutes of the set brought OK Financial Group to its knees from the brink of victory.

Woori Card trio Matei, Han Sung-jung (16 points) and Kim Ji-han (14 points) and OK Financial Group trio Leo, Song Hee-chae (23 points) and Shin Jong-jin (14 points) showed off their fiery offense.

In the women’s match at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, Hyundai E&C swept GS Caltex 3-0 (25-23 25-17 25-19).

Hyundai E&C showed a dominant performance, never losing the lead after the 10th point of the set.

With the three points from behind, Hyundai E&C remained in second place in the league with a 9-4 record and 29 points.

They are now one point behind league leader Heungkuk Life (11-1-1, 30 points).

Third-place GS Caltex remained steady in the standings with 8 W-5 L and 22 points.

Hyundai E&C’s Leticia Moma Basoko (real name Moma) led both teams with 23 points.

Yang Hyo-jin had a pure performance with 17 points and a 66.67% attack percentage.

Hyundai E&C easily won the first set with 10 points from Moma and five from Yang Hyo-jin.

GS Caltex had three consecutive points at 23-18 and two at 24-21, but Moma ended the first set with a blocker touchout.

In the second and third sets, the gap was close to 10 points from the midway point of the set to take an early lead.

Hyundai E&C won the third set 23-19 on an open attack by Kim Joo-hyang and a block by Yang Hyo-jin.

GS Caltex fought hard in its last home match of 2023.

They showed their best in the first set, but lost the second and third sets lethargically.

GS Caltex was unable to stop Hyundai E&C’s powerful offense, starting with their serve receive.

GS Caltex coach Cha Sang-hyun was seen reprimanding his ace Kang So-hwi during the game, asking him to step up his game. 바카라사이트

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