Reporter Han Nam-jik = Korean Air, which is trying to win the combined championship for three consecutive seasons (first place in the regular league and championship match), regained its lead in one day.
Korean Air defeated OK Financial Group with a set score of 3-0 (25-17 25-15 27-25) in the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League men’s visit game held at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan on the 22nd.
Korean Air (62 points, 21 wins, 9 losses), which added 3 points, pushed Hyundai Capital (61 points, 20 wins, 10 losses), which rose to first place the previous day, to second place again.
On this day, Korean Air secured at least 3rd place regardless of the results of the remaining 6 games and confirmed their advance to the postseason.
Of course, Korean Air’s goal in the regular league is to ‘go directly to the championship match with first place’.
Korean Air’s will to regain the lead was very strong, and it was reflected in their performance.
Korean Air overwhelmed OK Financial Group with a blocking score of 10-3 and a sub-ace 6-0.
Early in the first set, Korean Air took the lead with blocking.
In 2-4, Lincoln Williams (registered name Lincoln) made up for a point with a quick open, and Korean Air succeeded in turning the game around by scoring three consecutive points through blocking.
Kim Gyu-min intercepted Cha Ji-hwan’s quick open to tie the score, and Kwak Seung-seok also blocked Cha Ji-hwan’s quick open to score a come-from-behind score. In 5-4, Kim Gyu-min blocked the opponent’s main gun Leonardo Leyva Martinez (registered name Leo) from a rear attack.
Korean Air, which maintained its lead with setter Han’s skillful management of the game, consolidated the first set victory with a serve ace.
In 15-11, Lincoln’s serve ace exploded, and in 17-12, one-point server Jeong Han-yong scored as a serve, breaking OK Financial Group’s will to pursue.
Korean Air continued their momentum by succeeding in scoring in the early stages of the second set.
At the start of the 2nd set, Jung Ji-seok succeeded in an open attack, and Han player put in a serve ace.
At the end of the rally, Lincoln scored with an open attack, and in another rally, Lincoln succeeded in a quick open and ran away 4-0.
OK Financial Group counterattacked with Leo’s open attack, but Korean Air added 3 points with Jung Ji-seok’s quick open and Lincoln’s blocking score and open attack.
OK Financial Group, which was pushed back 1-7 at the beginning of the set, gave away the second set in vain.
In the beginning of the 3rd set, Korean Air made a series of mistakes and was dragged 1-5.
However, Korean Air also had good resilience.
Lincoln succeeded in a quick open and open attack in succession, and Jaeyoung Cho scored a serve to chase it 4-5.
In 8-9, Lincoln tied the score with a back attack, and after shaking the opponent’s receive line with a serve with a great change by one player, Jung Ji-seok succeeded in a quick open and succeeded in reversing.
Once again, Player Han’s serve hit OK Financial Group Libero Buyongchan’s hand and crossed the net. Lincoln received Han’s toss and connected it with a quick open, giving Korean Air an 11-9 lead.
OK Financial Group led the third set to deuce with Leo at the fore.
However, Leo was blocked by the opponent’s blocking at the crucial moment and made a mistake.
At 25-25, Jaeyoung Cho blocked Leo’s back attack. Leo attempted a back attack again at 25-26, but the ball went out of line without reaching the blocker.
On this day, Lincoln scored 20 points with a high attack success rate of 65.38%.
Jeong Ji-seok, who injured his finger in the Woori Card match on the 17th, also played an active part with 12 points.
OK Savings Bank’s main gun, Leo, only scored 15 points.
In the women’s division, Hyundai E&C fell into a swamp of 5 consecutive losses in about 2 years and 1 month, making it more difficult to pursue Heungkuk Life Insurance.
Hyundai E&C completely defeated IBK Industrial Bank of Korea with a set score of 0-3 (23-25 21-25 25-27) in a visiting game held at Hwaseong Gymnasium. 먹튀검증
On February 7, the chain of consecutive losses from Heungkuk Life Insurance increased to 5 games.
It has been 2 years and 1 month since Hyundai E&C lost 5 consecutive losses, from Heungkuk Life on January 8, 2021 to Korea Expressway Corporation on January 27 (5 consecutive losses).
In the aftermath of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19), the regular league ended early in the 2021-2022 season, with an overwhelming 82 points (28 wins, 3 losses), Hyundai E&C, which took the lead until the beginning of the 5th round this season, is 2 On the 15th of the month, he gave up the first place to Heungkuk Life Insurance.
While losing that day as well, 2nd place Hyundai E&C (62 points, 21 wins, 9 losses) was unable to narrow the gap with Heungkuk Life Insurance (66 points, 22 wins, 7 losses). Since Heungkuk Life Insurance played one less game, the actual gap is larger.
From the 5th round of the 2020-2021 season (February 13, 2021) to the 4th round of this season, IBK Industrial Bank, which had 11 consecutive losses to Hyundai E&C, broke the long losing streak.
IBK Industrial Bank of Korea climbed one notch to 5th place with 40 points (13 wins, 17 losses) while running for the team’s first three consecutive wins this season.
On this day, at IBK Industrial Bank of Korea, Pyo Seung-joo (24 points), Yuk Seo-young (14 points), Dali Santana (11 points), and Choi Jeong-min (10 points) scored in double digits.