IBK’s counterattack.. Women’s volleyball 4 team ‘PO war’ is booming again

IBK Industrial Bank has turned the women’s volleyball spring volleyball competition, which had been narrowed down to a two-team match, into a ‘four-team war’ again. It also gave a fresh shock by winning a landslide victory over the 3rd place team in the danger of being eliminated from the playoffs (PO) competition.

On the 17th, the 6th place team, IBK Industrial Bank of Korea won a complete victory over the 3rd place team Korea Expressway Corporation with a set score of 3-0. It was an unexpected victory. IBK Industrial Bank stood out for its fighting spirit that all players would unite and win without fail. On the other hand, the Korea Expressway Corporation, which was suppressed by the momentum, suffered a helpless complete defeat.

Korea Expressway Corporation coach Kim Jong-min also couldn’t hide his embarrassment, saying in a media interview right after the game that day, “It was a game that I did not regret. It was a game that I did not know how to solve on the court.”

In fact, until just before the game, few people expected IBK Industrial Bank to win. It’s because they’ve been on a four-game losing streak before, and the content of the game was very sluggish. On the other hand, Korea Expressway Corporation had been on a three-game winning streak. As the substitute foreign player Catbell (30, 188cm) started playing on the 6th, the offense and team atmosphere were on the rise. However, the result of the match turned out to be the opposite of what was expected. Will

the first ‘quasi-PO’ in women’s volleyball history be accomplished? Looking at the V-League women’s leaderboard as of the morning of the 18th, Hyundai E&C (20 wins, 2 losses, 56 points), and Heungkuk Life Insurance (17 wins, 5 losses, 51 points) ranked first, far ahead of the middle-ranking teams, forming the lead.

Korea Expressway Corporation (11 wins, 10 losses, 32 points), 4th GS Caltex (10 wins, 11 losses, 31 points), KGC Ginseng Corporation (8 wins, 13 losses, 26 points), 6th IBK Industrial Bank (8 wins, 14 losses, 25 points) in order. 7th is Pepper Savings Bank (1 win, 20 losses, 4 points).

IBK Industrial Bank is still in 6th place and has played one more game than other teams, but the gap between them and the 3rd place has narrowed to 7 points. Since there are many games left, it is possible to compete in spring volleyball.

The primary goal of all teams in the regular league is ‘spring volleyball’. Spring volleyball, which means ‘let’s play volleyball in spring’, refers to advancing to the postseason ‘semi-playoff (junior PO) or higher’. In the semi-playoff, if the difference in points between 3rd and 4th place in the regular league is 3 points or less, a single game will be held at the home stadium of the 3rd place team to determine the team that advances to the playoffs.

In particular, this season’s women’s volleyball has a high possibility that a ‘semi-playoff’ will be held in women’s volleyball for the first time in the history of the V-League because the middle-ranking battle is being fiercely developed.

Midfield bloody battle, the way to survive… Reduce ‘game ups and downs’ In

order to survive in a mid-level bloody fight, reducing ‘game ups and downs’ for all four teams is considered the top priority. This is because each has distinct advantages and disadvantages.

Korea Expressway Corporation has strengthened its offensive power with the addition of Catbell, but there are many evaluations that the setter is not using the strikers properly. The main setter Lee Yoon-jung’s toss is slow, and the toss form is easily read by the opposing team, so the scoring success rate of strikers is generally low.

On the other hand, the defense is the best among the 7 teams. It is because of the presence of Libero Immyeong-ok and outside hitter Moon Jung-won. Currently, in the V-League women’s receiving category, Myung-ok Lim is in first place and Jung-won Moon is in second place.

GS Caltex’s recent rise is outstanding. Even just before the opening of the V-League this season, it was evaluated as a candidate for the top 3 along with Hyundai E&C and Heungkuk Life Insurance, but it was sluggish at the beginning of the season. However, starting from the 3rd round when outside hitter Kang So-hui and main setter Ahn Hye-jin began to play a central role in the team, their overall performance and organizational power are on the rise.

However, Hyundai Engineering & Construction’s overcoming of a particularly weak ‘symptom’ remains a task. GS Caltex lost all five games to Hyundai E&C last season. They are also on a three-game losing streak this season.

GS ‘Epiphany’, KGC ‘Mystery’… a must-solve task

KGC Ginseng Corporation is called the ‘wonder team’. In terms of player composition alone, it is not enough to form a top-three composition with Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Heungkuk Life Insurance by now, but this is because the team performance is not cool as the performance is inconsistent.

KGC Ginseng Corporation has 7 people, including setter Yeom Hye-sun, outside heater Lee So-young, Park Hye-min, Lee Seon-woo, middle blocker Park Eun-jin, Jung Ho-young, and Libero Yellow, who have experience participating in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, 2022 Volleyball Nations League (VNL), and the World Championships. are the national team players. Except for Yellow, who was absent for a long time due to injury, the other six players are playing normally this season.

Even the foreign player Elisabeth (24, 192cm) is performing at the highest level this season, ranking first in the women’s scoring category and fourth in the attack success rate. In the middle blocker, along with Hyundai E&C, it has the highest height and skills among the seven teams. As seen in the case of Hyundai E&C, this is a very big strength in the V-League.

In the end, it makes sense to have a good bead, but it can be said that it has not risen to the ranks of luxury goods because it is not threaded well. This is a problem that coaches and other coaching staff must solve, and each player’s role is also necessary. In addition, being young in general, he is often shaken in crisis situations, and the role of a leader who will lead and hold the center at that time is mentioned as a regrettable part.

IBK, the key to continued performance and fighting spirit before road construction The key

to IBK Industrial Bank of Korea is to continue its athletic ability and fighting spirit, which won a landslide victory over Korea Expressway Corporation on the 17th. That way, you can expect more wins in confrontations with strong teams.

Fortunately, there is also a power boost factor. Libero Shin Yeon-kyung, who missed out due to an injury, is likely to start playing on the 22nd. Shin Yeon-kyung is a big part of the team. Shin Yeon-kyung is the key reason why IBK Industrial Bank’s defense has become strong enough to rank 1st overall in defense, 3rd in serve-receive, and 1st in dig out of 7 women’s teams this season. 바카라

In addition, Santana, Pyo Seung-ju, and Kim Su-ji are also demonstrating decent scoring power in the attacking part. However, the key is how to increase the scoring power of Kim Hee-jin, who has a bad knee in the main striker Apposite. The division of roles between Heejin Kim and Seoyoung Yuk, who alternately takes charge of the apogee, has become important.

Meanwhile, as Yang Hyo-jin’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Kim Yeon-kyung’s Heungkuk Life Insurance compete for 1st and 2nd places and fierce PO battles between the 4 middle-ranking teams, the success of the V-League women’s division this season is expected to gain more momentum in the second half. In fact, after entering the 4th round, the audience and viewership ratings are showing a steep rise.

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