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Posts tagged with: Zenit-Kazan

Two different parts of the same match

"Gazprom-Ugra": Ozhiganov - Shakhbanmirzaev, Piun - Ionov, Katich - Botin, Nagaets/Vlaskov "Zenith-Kazan": Christenson - Mikhailov, Volkov - Shcherbynin, Deru - Surmachevsky, Golubev This time, Alexei Verbov decided to give Dmitry Volkov a rest, and the Surgutians have a whole clip of players and even coaches left out of the game for medical reasons. Rajab Shakhbanmirzaev replaced Nikita Alekseev diagonally, instead Read more »

The same Kazan

The game with Zenit-Kazan is one of the most serious tests in the PARI Super League, if not the most serious. For some time after the end of the era of Leon in Kazan, they groped for ways to compensate, missing out on titles even with Erwin Ngapeth, but now, it seems, found a new path to greatness. He relies on the triangle, only in a slightly different interpretation. If earlier this Read more »

A lesson from Kazan

"Zenit-Kazan": Christensen - Mihailov, A.Volkov - Volvich, D. Volkov - Deru, Golubev "Gazprom-Ugra": Ozhiganov - Alekseev, Piun - Ionov, Makarenko - Katich, Kabeshov When even one of the best teams in the world rolls over you, it's always annoying. Even when the motivation is different: we wanted to see ours under pressure, and Kazan was preparing for tomorrow's super-principled duel with Read more »

Semi-finals of the Russian Cup in St. Petersburg

In early November, the Russian Championship took a short pause - to fill it with the semi-finals of the Russian Cup. 12 The teams were divided into three quartets, the winners of which will join Fakel in Novy Urengoy directly in the fight for the trophy. But first, the semi-final, in which Gazprom-Ugra will play in St. Petersburg with two Zeniths and Nizhny Novgorod ASK. Count on success in Read more »

Didn't buy a tie

Nothing already decided from a tournament point of view (both teams reached the semi-finals of the Cup of Russia) the final match between Kazan and Surgut suddenly turned into a good show. The hosts put up the best squad available, and the guests suddenly remembered the times, when there were no diagonals in volleyball nature, but there were two binders on the site at once. Vadim Ozhiganov Read more »

Beat the Kazan youth

In the last match of the first round, Gazprom-Ugra met with the Kazan youth team: Labinsky appeared on the site, Hlyakin, Tolok, Romanovsky, chestnuts, Kononov and Krasilnikov. Someday these names, perhaps, become well known, but so far these are not even rotation players, with the exception of Labinsky and Kononov. From our side, the start was: Ozhiganov, Alekseev, Pawn, Ionov, Makarenko, Inner, Dyakov. However Read more »

Many-sided "Zenith-Kazan"

Representing Zenit-Kazan, titles must be carefully considered, not to be mistaken. Multiple national champions, Champions League winners, Cup of Russia was taken ten times. Operating, by the way, trophy holders. If we put history aside, and look at the current state of Kazan, then you can see, how Alexey Verbov forms a new wave of winners. Zenit-Kazan has been living without Read more »

Two words about the championship after the finish

When we were naughty with Final Six predictions, did not leave the feeling, that one way or another something must go wrong. the, what we have identified as the weak point of the Kazan "Zenith", in the end it worked - the so-called winner syndrome affected. “The unbeaten streak in all tournaments has exceeded the fourth ten games, and such chains are purely mathematical Read more »

Our alignment before the Final Six

Before the start of the Final Six in Kazan, we, as always, have fun and make predictions. Describing the strengths and weaknesses of each team seems to be a pointless exercise, for a long season, everything has already been studied up and down. But we will try to focus on the most important thing and turn on Vanga's mode, to make it more interesting. Group A The most powerful weapon - Read more »

After 26: top six

Playoffs are on, and we are just finishing the summing up of the regular season. It's okay - sometimes it's good to look at an event with a slight delay. And our seven-month-long event requires unhurried reflection, unlike fleeting and emotional knockout games. This is where you will find answers to many questions., that may arise along the way Read more »