CV Gran Canaria Urbaser has become champion of the Iberdrola Super Cup 2021 after beating Feel Volley Alcobendas this Saturday in the tie-break (3-2).
The clash began with equality at the Insular Sports Center but soon the Madrid team took a partial 4-0 (6-10). After a new draw at 14, the visitors again distanced themselves and, although the Gran Canaria equaled 23, the first set was taken by Alcobendas by 23-25 (0-1).
CV Gran Canaria Urbaser started the second set stronger and hit the mark and took a 6-0 (10-4) run. The locals maintained the great advantage gained in the first minutes as the heat progressed (17-10) and, finally, this was at home by 25-16 (1-1).
The third set of this clash that faced the 2020-21 Iberdrola League champion, CV Gran Canaria Urbaser, and the winner of the Queen’s Cup, Feel Volley Alcobendas, was marked by equality (8-8).
However, the Gran Canaria added an advantage of 6 points (18-12) that earned them to reach the end of the set with guarantees, win it by a loose 25-19 and add a new point in this final of the Iberdrola Super Cup (2-1 ).
The markers advanced in step during the first minutes of the fourth set (10-10). The Madrid women were more successful and reaped a five-point advantage (13-18); in the end they took the set 25-18 and tied the game (2-2).
The tie-break began with a 4-0 run by Gran Canaria Urbaser (5-1) but Alcobendas recovered the difference the locals had made with a tie at 7. After being 10 equals, the Gran Canaria did not allow The Madrilenians add one more point (15-10) and have become champions of the 2021 Super Cup (3-2).
3. CV Gran Canaria Urbaser: Sulian Matienzo, Marie-France Garreau, Victoria Foucher, Saray Manzano, Gabrielle Rocha, María Alejandra Álvarez del Burgo and Alba Sánchez (libero). Coach: Pascual Saurín.
2. Feel Volley Alcobendas: Candela Alonso, Carmen Unzué, Priscila Bosio, Denia Bravo, Ceylan Arisan, Ivone Martínez and Margalida Pizà (libero). Coach: Fernando Muñoz.
Partials: 23-25 (37 min.), 25-16 (22 min.), 25-19 (27 min.), 18-25 (26 min.) And 15-10 (16 min.).
Referees: María Gloria Souto and Juan Antonio Erce.
Incidents: match corresponding to the 2021 Spanish Super Cup played at the Insular Sports Center of Gran Canaria. EFE