Highway Corporation won a ticket to Incheon with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in 2 consecutive games.

Korea Expressway Corporation High Pass, led by coach Kim Jong-min, set Heungkuk Life Insurance Pink Spiders with a set score of 3-1 (22-25,25-21, 22-25,25-21, 25-22, 25-23). After suffering two consecutive losses in Incheon, the Korea Expressway Corporation, which won consecutive victories in Gimcheon, succeeded in creating the conditions to achieve the first ever ‘Champion Reverse Sweep’ that no other team ever did.

For the road construction, foreign player Catherine Bell scored the most 30 points for both teams, including 1 blocking, Park Jung-ah combined 1 serve and 20 points, and Bae Yu-na combined 1 serve and 4 blocking to 16 points. added Moon Jung-won played a big role in defense with 23 digs, the most in the team. The final game between the two teams, which will determine the winner of the 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division, will be held on the 6th at 7:00 pm at Samsan World Gymnasium, Incheon, the home stadium of Heungkuk Life Insurance.

The flow of the 4th game that flowed similarly to the 3rd game

For the Korea Expressway Corporation, the victory in Game 3 meant more than a simple one win. First of all, a valuable victory was presented to home fans who were in despair due to consecutive losses in the 1st and 2nd games, and the road construction players also discovered that Heungkuk Life Insurance was not an impregnable opponent that could never be overcome. If Park Jung-ah continues the ‘clutch-bak’ mode in the remaining series, and another player who performs beyond expectations appears like the ‘surprise star’ Lee Ye-eun in the third game, going to Incheon is never a dream.

On the other hand, Heungkuk Life Insurance’s goal of concluding a combined championship with 3 consecutive wins by driving the momentum of the 1st and 2nd rounds was destroyed. Most of all, it was very painful to lose in a come-from-behind match after winning the first set and leading the second, third, and fourth sets. Of course, even if Heungkuk Life Insurance loses in the 4th game, the 5th game in Incheon is waiting for home fans to cheer enthusiastically. However, if it is 2 wins and 2 losses, it is clear that the momentum of the road construction will rise further, so if possible, the series must be finished in the 4th game.

While neither team made any major changes to their starting lineups, Korea Expressway Corporation took the lead in the first set with Lee Yoon-jung’s blocking and Park Jung-ah’s serve. Heungkuk Life Insurance changed the flow by succeeding in scoring consecutively when Kim Yeon-kyung came to the forefront, but the Expressway Corporation also responded with Moon Jeong-won’s serve and continued the equal game. However, Heungkuk Life Insurance took the first set 25-22 with Kim Mi-yeon’s continuous attacks and Yelena’s blocking in the second half of the set.

Heungkuk Life Insurance토토사이트, who brought the first set in the 4th game following the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd games, was pushed by the performance of Park Jeong-ah and Catbell, a twin of the Expressway Corporation, in the early 2nd set, and could not catch the flow. The Korea Expressway Corporation took the lead with Moon Jeong-won’s continuous attacks and seldom allowed a turnaround despite Heungkuk Life Insurance’s relentless pursuit. In the end, the Korea Expressway Corporation tied the attacks of Moon Jeong-won, Park Jung-ah, and Bae Yoo-na in the second half of the set, defeating Heungkuk Life Insurance, who lost their backbone, by 4 points in the second half, and tied the set score 1-1.

‘The Lioness’ Catbell, who made a big success with 30 points in the 4th game

In the 3rd set of the 4th game, which proceeded with a flow reminiscent of the 3rd game, Heungkuk Life Insurance tied the attacks of Yelena, Kim Mi-yeon and Kim Yeon-kyung to catch the early flow. However, the road construction took the lead again with Catbell’s attack and Jeong Dae-young’s blocking, and Heungkuk Life Insurance continued an equal game with Yelena and Kim Yeon-kyung’s struggle. Highway Corporation exchanged points with Heungkuk Life Insurance until the second half of the set, but won the third set 25-22 thanks to Yelena and Kim Yeon-kyung’s consecutive mistakes in 23-22.

Heungkuk Life Insurance, who was driven to the last set, continued to play on an equal footing with Expressway Corporation without being greatly pushed back even when Kim Yeon-kyung went down to the back thanks to Yelena’s performance in the 4th set. Heungkuk Life Insurance, which caught the flow with Kim Yeon-kyung’s continuous blocking, steadily maintained a 2-4 point lead until the middle of the set. However, the Korea Expressway Corporation scored 4 points in a row with Moon Jung-won’s strong serve in the second half of the set and tied the score, and at the end of the game, Catbell’s consecutive goals finished the dramatic reverse.

The V-League is traditionally (?) famous for having a high proportion of foreign players, but in short-term matches such as the Champions League, the proportion of foreign players increases even more. In fact, Betty Dela Cruz, who led Madelaine Montaño, who played an active part in KGC Ginseng Corporation, and GS Caltex KIXX to victory, had an attack share of over 50% in the championship game. However, from this championship match to the third match, Catbell’s attack share was only 31.84% and the success rate was only 32.59%.

However, did he think that the inferiority of the road construction until the 3rd game was due to his sluggishness? Catbell finally led the road construction to victory in the 4th game with a performance worthy of a foreign player. Catbell was responsible for a 37.64% share that day and scored 30 points with a success rate of 43.28%. Despite being blocked 6 times by his opponent’s block and making 4 errors, Catbell stayed focused on his mission. In particular, he played a decisive role in winning the ticket to Incheon by succeeding in the last two attacks in the fourth set 23-23.

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