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FIVB World Championships 2006 / Hungary - Men

2006 Men's World Championship / First Round
Tiszaujvaros, Hungary
13-15 May 2005

Match Descriptive

Slovenia beat Azerbaijan 3-1 (25-16, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20) - duration 1:41
14-May, start time: 15:30, end time: 17:11 - Attendance: 110
City: Tiszaujvaros ; Hall : Sportcentrum
Just little surprise
So, from the first minute of the match the Slovenians played very concentrated, they used a lot of variations, so they won the first and the second set absolute deserved. The players in the front row hit very strongly and exactly, their services were powerful, so the adversary couldn't receive them. Ogtay Musayev, the head coach of the Azerbaijani team used all time-out situations, but his players couldn't get well.
In the second game the teams played in the same as the first one, and the result was similar. The Azerbaijani group's played powerless, unbelievably and heedless, so the Slovenians could win easily. Every spectator expected a particularly ending, but the Azerbaijani team got up!
The Hungarian fans rooted for Musayev's players, and they started to play quickly, firmly, they were full of confidence. Fortunately the Azerbaijani team-members' didn't give up the party after 0:2, so the third set was very amusing. The difference was big in the middle of the set, but the finish was very exciting. The Azerbaijani players concentrated better than in the first and the second set, so they won.
After the surprising third set, in the fourth game the Slovenian team got well, the block worked unobjectionably, the team-work was perfect, so they won the match, and waiting for the final of the qualifying group, against Hungary.