‘Can we win the perfect championship?”…Hyundai E&C on the verge of winning its first title in 13 years

Professional volleyball team Hyundai E&C is on the verge of winning its first title in 13 years.

The team, led by head coach Kang Sung-hyung, defeated Heungkuk Life 3-2 (23-25-25-21-21-25-25-17-15-13) in the second set of the Dodram 2023-2024 V-League Women’s Championship on Tuesday at Suwon Indoor Gymnasium.

Hyundai E&C swept the second game after the first on April 28, leaving them just one win away from the title. 스포츠토토사이트 They need just one win in their remaining three matches to clinch the title.

Hyundai E&C is aiming to win its first overall title in 13 years since the 2010-2011 season and its third championship in a row.

On the day, Hyundai E&C overwhelmed its opponents with an even scoring output, led by foreigner Moma’s 34 points, Yang Hyo-jin’s 19 points, and Jeong Ji-yoon’s 15 points.

Heungkuk Life, who are in danger of finishing as runners-up for the second consecutive season, were unable to prevent the upset despite 28 points from their ‘ace’ Kim Yeon-kyung, who had a 59.57% attack percentage.

Heungkuk Life set the tone by taking the first set. Wipawi, Jung Ji-yoon, and Yang Hyo-jin scored points to give Hyundai E&C the lead in the middle of the set, but the team fought back with Willow’s serve and other errors.

HMC kept the lead close as Momma and Yang Hyo-jin continued their steady play and Lee Da-hyun joined the attack. At 24-21, Hanmiar’s decisive serve tied the set at 1-1.

The third set was taken by Heungkuk Life. Kim Yeon-kyung, Reyna, and Willow’s attacks hit the mark, and Lee Joo-ah’s blocking points helped the team widen the gap. Then, Kim Yeon-kyung’s open and staggered attacks brought the score back.

Hyundai E&C showed their focus in the second half of the game. Yang Hyo-jin and Moa’s open attacks and Jeong Jung-yoon’s quick open made it an eight-point lead in the fourth set.

A back-attack by Moh and an interception by Yang Hyo-jin made it 23-12. After securing the fourth set, Hyundai E&C maximized its offense in the final five sets. Yang Hyo-jin’s open attack and Moma’s follow-through attack helped them overtake Heungkuk Life Insurance.

Game 3 of the Dodram 2023-2024 V-League Women’s Championship will be held at Incheon Samsan World Gymnasium on March 1 at 7 p.m. KST.

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