Not even the force from the crowd of Itabira (MG), which showed up in good numbers at the Poliesportivo gymnasium, was enough to stop the SESI-SP. This FRIDAY (04/02), the Sao Paulo team, led by coach Giovane Gavio, broke the invincibility of Sada Cruzeiro (MG) at home to win by 3 sets to 1 (25/18, 25/23, 23/25 and 25/23) in a match valid for the fourth round of the return of Super League Men's Volleyball 10/11.
The setter Sandro, of Sesi-SP, was voted best player of the match. With good ball distribution, Sandro dribbled the Minas block, and was essential part in the victory.
Best player of the last World Championship with the Brazilian team, the outside hitter Murilo, of Sesi-SP, was another who celebrated the win in their away match. "Playing and winning here is not easy. Their team grows a lot with the support of the crowd. But we played with patience and it brought us this victory ", said the attacker, who also highlighted the strength of the Sao Paulo group.
Sesi-SP will have another difficult mission in the next round. THURSDAY (10.02), the Sao Paulo team faces the Vice leader of the Superliga, Cimed Florianópolis (SC), the reigning champions. The classic promises to transform Sesi's gym , in Vila Leopoldina, São Paulo, in a large cauldron. The duel is set to 21h, with live broadcast channel Sportv.
The Sada Cruzeiro seek recovery in front of another dangerous enemy: the Londrina / Sercomtel (PR). The Paraná-team was the only team that defeated SESI-SP in this Superliga. Also on Thursday, the duel will be at 19.30 at the gym Divino Braga, Betim (MG).
Sada Cruzeiro 1 x 3 SESI São Paulo
(18/25, 23/25, 25/23 and 23/25)
Matchday: February 04, 2011
Arena: Poliesportivo, Itabira (MG)
Game Time: 112m
Top scorer: Wallace (SESI-SP) – 23 pts
VivaVôlei Trophy: Sandro (SESI-SP)
SADA CRUZEIRO – William, Wallace, Léo Mineiro, Filipe, Acácio and Douglas Cordeiro. Líbero - Serginho
Replacements –Ceola, Gelinski and Samuel
Head Coach – Marcelo Mendez
SESI-SP – Sandro, Wallace, Murilo, Thiago Alves, Sidão and Vini. Líbero - Escadinha
Replacements – Léo, Jotinha, Pablo e Tiago Barth
Head Coach – Giovane Gavio
Complete Match Stats: HERE [in Portuguese]
Source: CBV [in Portuguese]
Watch Full Match: HERE