4 consecutive wins Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, 1st place Pepper… How far is the V-League ‘Last Rebellion’?
The rebellion of the last players is making the second half of the V-League more exciting. In the men’s division, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance ran a winning streak and became the main character of the storm in the second half, and in the women’s division, Pepper Savings Bank produced a surprise by defeating No. 1 Hyundai Engineering & Construction. The two teams are trying to maintain the atmosphere against Hyundai Capital and Heungkuk Life Insurance, who are second in the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively.
Professional 스포츠토토volleyball Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance is reminiscent of the past ‘dynasty’ days with a 4-game winning streak. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which had been at the bottom with only 5 wins (18 losses) before, narrowed the gap with KB Insurance, which ranked 6th as of the 13th, to 5 points, aiming to escape from the bottom.
It’s not even a winning streak against an underdog team. Not only did they catch 1st place Korean Air after a full set of close matches, but the purity is so high that they won 2 wins against 3rd place Woori Card.
While the attack route has become more diverse, foreign player Ikbairi and housekeeper Kim Jeong-ho are clearly responsible for scoring. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance took more than half of the attack share in the first round at 52.26%, followed by Shin Chang-ho 14.11% and Kim Jeong-ho 10.28%. The rest were less than 5%. Among the main attack routes, the only player with an attack success rate of over 50% was Kim Jeong-ho (52.54%).
The share of the 5th round was relatively distributed, with Ikbairi 43.44%, Kim Jeong-ho 25%, Shin Chang-ho 9.84%, Kim Jun-woo 9.02%, and Ha Hyun-yong 7.38%. The attack success rate of Ikbairi, which reduced the burden, was 55.66% in the 5th round, an increase of more than 8 percentage points compared to the 1st round (47.33%). Based on 3 games in the 5th round, Kim Jeong-ho recorded 42 points, 4 blocks, and an attack success rate of 68.85%, ranking first in the overall attack.
Setter Hogan Lee leads the team as a commander on the court. The average per set in round 1 was only 4.900, but over the 3 matches in 5 rounds, the average per set soared to 10.636, ranking third after Hwang Taek-eui (KB Insurance) and Han Seon-seon (Korean Air).
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance will face traditional rival Hyundai Capital in the 5th round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League at Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon on the 15th. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance is aiming to recover its self-esteem as it suffered 4 defeats against Hyundai Capital this season without taking even one point away from them.
In the women’s division, Pepper Savings Bank will face off against Heungkuk Life Insurance in the fifth round at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 15th. On the 10th, Pepper Savings Bank defeated No. 1 Hyundai Engineering & Construction after a full set battle and won its third win of the season.
Attention is focusing on whether Pepper Savings Bank, which has been holding back Hyundai E&C, who is busy fighting for the lead, will be able to sprinkle red pepper powder on another winning candidate, Heungkuk Life Insurance. Pepper Savings Bank succeeded in acquiring a set against Heungkuk Life Insurance in the 2nd to 4th rounds, but did not win even once this season.