Match of the 3rd round of Group C of the European Volleyball League: Czech Republic – Estonia, June 3, 2023, Ostrava. The players of the Czech Republic rejoice at the victory. Jiří Novák, the head coach of the Czech Republic, is third from the left.
Ostrava – The Czech volleyball players won their third match in the European League after turning around to win, beating Estonia 3:1 in Ostrava and consolidating their lead in the table. Just like in the previous matches in Zlín against Slovakia (3:1) and Finland (3:2), Jiří Novák's men lost the first set this time, but in the end they won 23:25, 25:16, 25:16 and 25:22.
< p>In the first half of the competition, the Czech team lost a single point and leads an incomplete table with a four-point lead over the Finns, who have a home duel with the Slovaks on Sunday. The Czech national team will start the return leg, which the Czechs will play completely in the opponents' halls, next Saturday with a duel in Tartu, four days later they will present themselves in Tampere, and on June 17 they will finish the basic group with a match in Nitra.
European volleyball league in Ostrava:
Group C – 2nd round:
Czech Republic – Estonia 3:1 (-23, 16, 16, 22)
Referee: Ewald (Germany), Grabovský (CZ). Time: 109 min. Spectators: 1200.
Composition and points Czech Republic: Licek 13, Klajmon 7, Indra 17, Vašina 13, Zajíček 6, Janouch 3, libero Pfeffer – Benda 8, Bartůněk, Šotola 1, Czech. Coach: Novák.
Estonia's most points: Kordas 14, Saaremaa 13.