Men’s Korean Air and women’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction continued to run ahead.
Korean Air won a full set match against second place Hyundai Capital, and Hyundai E&C defeated Pepper Savings Bank, the lowest place.
Korean Air defeated Hyundai Capital with a set score of 3-2 (19-25 26-24 25-22 25-27 15-12) in the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League men’s home game held at Gyeyang Gymnasium in Incheon on the 7th.
It is the 9th consecutive win against Hyundai Capital since the match on October 27, 2021 (set score 2-3 loss), which was the first round confrontation last season. This season, he won all of the 1st to 4th round head-to-head matches.
Korean Air, who won two consecutive victories on this day, firmly maintained the league lead with 17 wins and 3 losses and 49 points.
The gap with Hyundai Capital (12-7, 37 points), which is second in the league, widened to 12 points.
Korean Air’s native main gun Jeong Ji-seok scored the most points on the day with 24 points, including 6 blocking points.
Apposite spiker Lim Dong-hyuk scored 13 points in the 4th and 5th sets out of 14 points.
Korean Air setter Han, who helped Lincoln score in the second set 20-19, achieved 17,000 (17,033) of the first individual career set success ever.
On this day, Choi Tae-woong, coach of Hyundai Capital, said, “I want to win the second half by coming from behind.” “Today’s game can change the entire league game. That’s why today’s game is so important to our team,” shouting “Down with Korean Air.”
He even put pressure on Korean Air by leading the match to 5 sets.
However, after the game, the difference in points widened further.
Korean Air took an 8-3 lead at the beginning of the 5th set with Lim Dong-hyuk’s consecutive points and serve ace.
Hyundai Capital pursued 7-8 with Oreol Kameho (registered name Oreol) scoring consecutively and Heo Soo-bong’s sub ace.
Kwak Seung-seok’s open attack and O’reol’s serve led to a 10-8 run, and Korean Air escaped to 12-9 with Lim Dong-hyuk’s two back attacks.
In 13-11, Korean Air, who made a match point with Lim Dong-hyuk’s quick open, won the bloody battle as the opposing Jeon Kwang-in’s serve was caught in the net.
In professional volleyball, which has recently been subject to frequent judging controversy, there was a scene that was not smooth even in the game that day. 안전놀이터
He accepted Hyundai Capital’s argument that pointed out Korean Air’s four hits in the second set 23-23 without checking the video sufficiently, and then quickly overturned the decision with a re-reading.
On the 28th of last month, Hyundai Capital coach Choi Tae-woong, who was kicked out of the set due to strong protest at the OK Financial Group match, protested for overturning the reading, and the game was temporarily suspended.
Hyundai E&C beat Pepper Savings Bank with a set score of 3-0 (25-12 25-20 25-15) in the home game at Suwon Gymnasium.
Hyundai E&C, which added 3 points, was the first to break through 50 points (51 points, 18 wins, 2 losses) in both men’s and women’s divisions this season.
Heungkuk Life Insurance (44 points, 15 wins, 4 losses), who played one less game, escaped the pursuit.
Pepper Savings Bank, which fell into a swamp of 17 consecutive losses including the opening game, and won its first win of the season by beating Korea Expressway Corporation 3-1 on December 31 last year, failed to achieve its first consecutive win. The lowest ranked Pepper Savings Bank has a record of 1 win and 18 losses (4 points).
Although foreign striker Yasmin Bedart (registered name Yasmin) is recovering from a back injury, Hyundai Engineering & Construction’s strength, which consisted of only native players, also overwhelmed Pepper Savings Bank.
Middle blocker Yang Hyo-jin scored 15 points, the most of both teams, including 4 blocking points, and apositive spiker Hwang Yeon-ju, who filled Yasmin’s vacancy, also played an active role with 12 points. Outside hitter Go Ye-rim also scored 10 points.
Pepper Savings Bank, which jumped into the V-League last season, lost all nine confrontations with Hyundai E&C.