Men’s volleyball Hyundai Capital maintains a natural enemy relationship with traditional rivals Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance by winning 4 undefeated seasons in the ‘classic match’.
Hyundai Capital defeated Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance with a set score of 3-1 (25-16 17-25 25-23 25-22) in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League men’s home game held at Cheonan Yu Gwan-sun Gymnasium on the 15th.
Hyundai Capital (14-7), which had two consecutive wins, narrowed the gap with league leader Korean Air (18-4, 53 points), which was caught by Woori Card the day before, with 43 points to 10 points.
In particular, with the victory on this day, Hyundai Capital showed overwhelming strength with 4 wins and undefeated in the season record against Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, and since the 2014-2015 season (1 win 5 losses), it has never fallen behind Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in the season record.
Only the 2017-2018 season was a tight confrontation with 3 wins and 3 losses, and Hyundai Capital had an advantage over Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in 7 out of the last 8 seasons.
Heo Soo-bong of Hyundai Capital took the lead in the victory with 23 points, the most of both teams, and a 71.43% attack success rate, and the triangle formation was active, including Jeon Kwang-in (21 points) and Oreol (19 points).
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance shook its head as foreign striker Ikbairi scored 16 points and had a poor attack success rate of 37.14%.
In this game, Hyundai Capital showed the highest height in the league, and Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance brought out a bold strong serve as a weapon.
In the first set, Hyundai Capital scored 2 blocking points alone, while Choi Min-ho and Jeon Kwang-in added blocking points to easily overcome the baseline.
In addition, 스포츠토토 Jeon Kwang-in scored 6 points in the first set with a 100% attack success rate, and Heo Soo-bong also hit the opponent’s court precisely with 6 points and an 83.33% attack success rate.
Conversely, in the second set, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance shook Hyundai Capital’s receive with a strong serve.
Kim Jeong-ho scored 7 points and scored 100% attack success rate in the 2nd set alone, and Ahmed Iqbairi (registered name Ikbairi) succeeded in scoring two serves, including a sub ace that ended the set at 25-17.
Unlike the 1st and 2nd sets, where the weight was slanted to one side, the 3rd set was a close match like a traditional rival.
Hyundai Capital, who showed concentration at the end, laughed.
Hyundai Capital, who took the lead 22-22 with Lee Si-woo’s serve ace, scored consecutively with Oreol’s quick open to take the third set 25-23.
The protagonist of the 4th set was the middle blocker Choi Min-ho.
Hyundai Capital, who succeeded in reversing with Ikbairi’s serve offense at 20-20, took a two-point lead thanks to Choi Min-ho’s blocking, which accurately blocked Ikbairi’s back attack.
In 22-21, Choi Min-ho even showed a scene where he digested setter Lee Hyeon-seung’s fast-attack attempt with a personal time difference (an attack in which the attacker changes the tempo to avoid blocking) and scored.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s blocker missed the timing of the jump at Choi Min-ho’s bodily movements pretending to jump in front of the net, and after a while, Choi Min-ho comfortably scored in front of an empty net.
Hyundai Capital, who seized the victory, put an end to the game with Heo Soo-bong’s strong blow.