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981

Friday, April 21st 2017, 9:09pm

Maja O. is training with the team. Saw it on Instagram story of Eczacibasi account.

Maybe they just didn't want to show all of their game plans and all

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Friday, April 21st 2017, 10:27pm

Final rosters are on CEV site. Conegliano as expected without Bricio and De Kruijf. Other than that no surprises.

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Friday, April 21st 2017, 10:51pm

Without Rasic, Vakif even lost to Gala. The opponent will have easier attack options bc she's very strong in blocking. Vakif needs her blocks in order to defend the balls easier. That's one of the reason why they lost to Gala. Their defence isnt that good imo
Maja is not injured, she was in Ecz's live video during the practice. I also saw Milena in Vakif's practice video. If Milena is not playing, then Vakif will definitely lose...
How sure can you be that Vakif will lose? I already said this before, losing Thaisa will not be too big a factor (at least not in the SF match against Vakif) if Rasic will not play as well.. Kubra is a good blocker, while Adams is a better attacker so IMO they kinda cancel each other out. It will be a contest of who is a better OH/OPP in Zhu/Sloetjes vs Kosheleva/Boskovic. As much as I want EcZ in Finals, I think in current situation Vakif has higher chances but I hope I'm wrong.
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Maja is not injured, she was in Ecz's live video during the practice. I also saw Milena in Vakif's practice video. If Milena is not playing, then Vakif will definitely lose...
How sure can you be that Vakif will lose? I already said this before, losing Thaisa will not be too big a factor (at least not in the SF match against Vakif) if Rasic will not play as well.. Kubra is a good blocker, while Adams is a better attacker so IMO they kinda cancel each other out. It will be a contest of who is a better OH/OPP in Zhu/Sloetjes vs Kosheleva/Boskovic. As much as I want EcZ in Finals, I think in current situation Vakif has higher chances but I hope I'm wrong.

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 9:32am

So its semi final day :cheesy:

I guess the small differences will make the winner from Vakif Eczcaci match. Main focus would be to stop one of Kosheleva - Boskovic // Sleotjes - Zhu duo to win the match for both sides. The past has proofed that Kosheleva never really played well against Vakif and she was always replaced by Hande in the CL and TL matches Guidetti knows how to stop her and Boskovic can't win the match by her own. I hope this time Kosheleva shows everything!

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 1:45pm

How many fans in Treviso from Vakif Eczcaci Dynamo?
"Zhu Ting arrives" :super:

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 2:29pm

BTW, I'm disappointed Palaverde isn't sold out.
Imho the problem was the cost of the tickets, because Conegliano has a lot of fans and Palaverde it's usually really crowded, even more than the male arenas of the 'big four'!

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 4:05pm

BTW, I'm disappointed Palaverde isn't sold out.
Imho the problem was the cost of the tickets[...]

As some who'll have to be content with watching the F4 on a screen, I tend to agree... :mad:

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 4:16pm

BTW, I'm disappointed Palaverde isn't sold out.
Imho the problem was the cost of the tickets, because Conegliano has a lot of fans and Palaverde it's usually really crowded, even more than the male arenas of the 'big four'!

I'm not sure how Conegliano handled it, but don't forget the home team plays just tonight, when the hall will be crowded. The first semifinal is between the 2 turkish clubs. There will be for sure the sold out tomorrow with both the finals I guess.And don't forget tickets are expensive. All in one (to watch all 4 matches) isn't really cheap usually. Conegliano has a lot of families in the crowd, I guess it's not that easy buying tickets for a whole family.
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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 4:33pm

Ognjenovic had stomach problems and because of this she arrived 1 day later in Treviso.

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 4:40pm

BTW, I'm disappointed Palaverde isn't sold out.
Imho the problem was the cost of the tickets, because Conegliano has a lot of fans and Palaverde it's usually really crowded, even more than the male arenas of the 'big four'!

I'm not sure how Conegliano handled it, but don't forget the home team plays just tonight, when the hall will be crowded. The first semifinal is between the 2 turkish clubs. There will be for sure the sold out tomorrow with both the finals I guess.And don't forget tickets are expensive. All in one (to watch all 4 matches) isn't really cheap usually. Conegliano has a lot of families in the crowd, I guess it's not that easy buying tickets for a whole family.

I haven't forgot that, I actually thinks is the main (and probably the only true reason) that it's not sold out.

My consideration were made looking at the hall-map on the bookinshow website, and I checked for the two-days tickets so the free seats were for sure free also tomorrow at the moment I checked...

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 4:44pm

BTW, I'm disappointed Palaverde isn't sold out.
Imho the problem was the cost of the tickets, because Conegliano has a lot of fans and Palaverde it's usually really crowded, even more than the male arenas of the 'big four'!

I'm not sure how Conegliano handled it, but don't forget the home team plays just tonight, when the hall will be crowded. The first semifinal is between the 2 turkish clubs. There will be for sure the sold out tomorrow with both the finals I guess.And don't forget tickets are expensive. All in one (to watch all 4 matches) isn't really cheap usually. Conegliano has a lot of families in the crowd, I guess it's not that easy buying tickets for a whole family.

I haven't forgot that, I actually thinks is the main (and probably the only true reason) that it's not sold out.

My consideration were made looking at the hall-map on the bookinshow website, and I checked for the two-days tickets so the free seats were for sure free also tomorrow at the moment I checked...

And most of all, not so far from Treviso, in Trento there is game 5 between Trentino and Perugia, which is by far a stronger match than a women's CL SF honestly.
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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 4:59pm

The hall isn't just "not sold out", it doesn't seem even half full for the first semi :what:

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:01pm

Rasic is playing

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:01pm

Rasic :flower:

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:02pm

Go Eczacibasi! :super:
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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:03pm

The arena is half empty. Volleyball fans sucks X( :down:

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:05pm

wtf how can you have that bad reception. I don't get it. LOL

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:05pm

Kosheleva's reception :aww:
She'll be on bench very soon if she goes on like this.

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:05pm

5-1 VakifBank. Kosheleva can't pass a single ball already. :wall:

The one and only point for Eczacibasi Larson covered her.
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Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 5:06pm

The onle and only point for Eczacibasi Larson covered her.
Looks like that will be their strategy from now on.

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