Montenegro dominate in a four-set win over Chinese Taipei


Bilejo Polje, Montenegro, 3 Jun 2017 - Led by Bozidar Cuk home favourites Montenegro prevail in an exciting four-setter on Saturday.

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Cuk managed an impressive 18 points for the home side with teammate Milos Culafic adding 15 to the tally. Still, the best individual performance of the night was that of visitors' Chien-Feng Huang who put 22 points on the board, including 19 successful spikes.

) In the first set Montenegro attacked very well and on the first technical time out they were 8-6 up and further extended their advantage to 13-9, but soon after that Chinese Taipei fought back and came close to 18-17, before taking their first lead of the match at 21-20. Montengro were still able to regain control and win 25-22.


The second set was dominated by Montenegrin team, who held a lead from the beginning of the set and went on to win it, 25-14.

The third set saw both teams trading narrow leads before at 21-all Chinese Taipei found an extra gear to snatch the set by 25-22.

Montengro bounced back quickly taking the first four points of the following set. They were able to maintain the lead until 23-19 at which point the visitors rallied again to tie things up at 24-all. Still, the home side were able to take the final two points of the fourth set and close out the match.


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