The third edition of the “Clash of the Giants” this season between Impel Wrocław and Budowlani Łódź saw the hosts defeat visitors Budowlani Łódź by 3:1 at the Orbita sports arena in Wrocław yesterday evening (15.02.17).
Only 1 1/2 weeks ago, the two sides met in Zielona Góra for the semi finals of Polish women’s volleyball cup. Back then, following a dramatic turn of events, Budowlani managed to secure a 3:2 victory, having been down in sets by 0:2 (The Łódź Post reported)
The match yesterday evening started off similar to the cup semi final 1 1/2 weeks ago. Impel went 2:0 up, sending waves of joy through the approx. 1200 home fans at the Orbita arena. However, following the break, a determined Budowlani team looked as if they were out to repeat the outcome of the match in Zielona Góra, securing the third set with 23:25.
Though determined throughout the match, at the end of the fourth set, Budowlani had to submit to their faith as Impel secured the set and therefore match to gain their first victory out three matches played between the two teams this season.
Impel Wrocław – Grot Budowlani Łódź 3:1 (25:19, 25:23, 23:25, 25:21)
Next up, Budowlani will play host to Tauron MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza at the Atlas Arena on Sunday at 20:30. The match with Dąbrowa promises to be yet another tough match for Budowlani as they are also preparing for their European cup match against RC Cannes on Wednesday.
Tickets for the match on Sunday are available at 20 PLN (Adults) and can be purchased via kupbilet.pl or at the arena on matchday.