According to the Corona-restart, the German volleyball players have also lost their second test match against the world champion of Poland. The team of coach Andrea Giani could compete on Thursday for a long, defeated in front of empty stands in the Polish Zielona Gora, nevertheless, with 0:3 (24:26, 16:25, 21:25).
Giani and his trainer rival Vital Heynen, is a former national coach, agreed then on a fourth set to give the pros more game practice. Normally after three winning sets. The additional passage Germany even won with 27:25.
"We have started in the first sentence, well, many good actions had him but in the end, unfortunately, almost lost," said outside attacker Moritz Reichert: "in the fourth sentence, we have shown very good Volleyball. Overall a lot of Positives in both Games and we can take any valuable points for the season preparation.“
Giani has analysed a bit more critical: "It was significantly more difficult in the game rhythm to. We have shown in all of the game elements as much energy as yesterday, but this is okay for two games in two days, and after the busy last couple of weeks in training camp.“ In the first Test on Wednesday, the newly formed German team had won the first two sets against Poland. After the coming on of the top Polish attacker Wilfredo Leon and Bartosz Kurek, the hosts went for it but and won the match with 3:2.
After the cancellation of the basketball Nations Cup as a result of the Corona-pandemic Giani had can only gather at the beginning of July, his team in Kienbaum to a course. In the second Test against the poles, the Italians put on fresh forces, such as Florian Krage (Lüneburg) or Tim Stöhr (Bühl), in order to accelerate the rebuilding after the resignation of Star Georg Grozer. Ultimately, the national coach commented positively: "I am pleased and very grateful for the test games were possible here."Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 05:19