In the Dutch national volleyball team will have Wednesday for their last match in the group stage of the european CHAMPIONSHIP in their own country will be lost. The team of coach Roberto Piazza went down in a thriller, with a 2-3 down against the Czech republic.
Amber, lost in Amsterdam, 18-25, 25-18, 20-25, 25-22, 14-16, of the Czech republic, which is eighth on the world ranking list. The country was already assured of a spot in the eight-finals.
Once both teams are set to have pull-seemed to be Orange and it is the third company on its way to the win. Czech republic is stronger is, however, a 5-10-deficit and took a 2-1-lead in the set.
In the world of fifteen restored the balance of power in the fourth set, at which point the two countries in the deciding set for a thriller of a discovery. At 14-13 gave in the Netherlands in the first match point, which the Czech republic a bit later, however, toesloegen.
The orange secured on Tuesday thanks to a win over Estonia (3-1), a place in the eight-finals. The defeat against the Czech republic, and ends with the formation of the Piazza, at one or more points in group D.
Dutch volleyball players celebrate a win on points against the Czech republic. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Quarter-final of Orange in Apeldoorn, the netherlands, or Antwerp,
The netherlands will play its quarter-final this Saturday in Apeldoorn, the netherlands (16: 00). It is not known who the opponent is. This must be the result of the match between Poland and Ukraine, on Thursday to play against each other, can be seen.
With a place in the eighth-finals will be Orange, and anyway, more than four years ago, at the previous european CHAMPIONSHIP, when the team is in the round-robin group stage was eliminated. In 1997, the conquest of the Dutch national volleyball team to their one and only European title, and in 1993 and 1995, but they lost the european cup final.
The european CHAMPIONSHIPS in four countries. In addition to the Netherlands, Belgium, France, germany, and Slovenia, while the other three countries. The finals will be on september 29 in Paris, will be held.