The bitter taste of the first defeat, coach Abondanza “I can’t blame the players, they might feel confused because of me”

Heungkuk Life Insurance, the sole leader in women’s professional volleyball, suffered an unexpected blow after a bloody battle and ended the winning streak at ‘3’.

Heungkuk Life Insurance lost with a set score of 2-3 (19-25 31-29 25-23 19-25 10-15) in an away game against GS Caltex in the 6th round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 26th. .

With this defeat, Heungkuk Life Insurance maintained first place with a season record of 23 wins and 8 losses and 70 points, 6 points ahead of second place Hyundai E&C (64 points). If you add 10 more points in the remaining 5 games, you can confirm the 1st place on your own, so it is still advantageous for the lead, but it leaves uneasiness that has not been able to run away. 

Heungkuk Life Insurance, who gave the first set first, won the second set after a close match of deuce and returned the game to the starting point. It seemed like they were close to winning 4 in a row when they took the 3rd set with the explosive power of main gun Kim Yeon-kyung and overturned the game 2-1.

However, from the 4th set, the attack did not come out smoothly. The overall play was not lively, perhaps because the game was played three days after the Korea Expressway Corporation match on the 23rd. After losing the initiative in the middle of the 4th set, he eventually knelt down in the 5th set due to mistakes in the match and lack of decisiveness. 

Kim Yeon-kyung played her part with 28 points, the most in the team, and an attack success rate of 45.76%, Yelena scored 25 points and Mi-yeon Kim scored 16 points, but it was not enough to lead to victory. 메이저놀이터

Heungkuk Life Insurance coach Marcello Abondanza failed to continue the joy of winning against Korea Expressway Corporation on the 23rd, his V-League debut. In the general review of the game, while revealing regret about the result, he wrapped up the players while emphasizing that he was responsible. 

“I was able to do a little better in the 4th set, but the quality of the game was not satisfactory compared to the beginning of the game,” said Abondanza. highly evaluated.

“I can’t criticize our team with an honest feeling. It’s been a few days since I came to Korea and joined the team,” he said. do,” he explained. 

As for the loss, he picked the part where the defense and blocking were not as solid as in the previous games. However, he added, “If you know all the reasons for defeat, there will be no failure at all. I think this is also a necessary process (to win).”

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