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    Poland Emerges Victorious Against Germany, Secures Spot in European Championships Quarter-finals

    In a thrilling clash during the 1/8 finals of the European Volleyball Championships, Poland’s women’s volleyball team triumphed over their German counterparts with a decisive 3-0 victory. This remarkable win propels the Polish team into the quarter-finals of the championship, where they are set to face the Turkish women’s team.

    Having showcased their prowess in the group stage, the Polish team secured four victories and faced a single defeat. Their impressive track record set the stage for their showdown with Germany in the 1/8 finals. The Polish team displayed exceptional skill and determination, ultimately overpowering their opponents and securing a place in the quarter-finals.

    In the opening set, Poland held a marginal lead until a pivotal moment: Germany gained a point after Magdalena Stysiak’s offside attack, tying the score at 23-23. Coach Stefano Lavarini’s video verification reversed the decision as the ball hit the German block. Stysiak’s effective forehand then sealed the White-Reds’ victory.

    The second set began strong for Germany, but Poland rallied from 2-6 down to an 18-10 lead. Although the set ended less favourably for Poland, the Germans couldn’t bridge the gap.

    In the third set, despite fierce rivalry, a crucial juncture arose after Olivia Różański’s break, resulting in a 21-21 tie. A forceful attack by Stysiak secured a match point for Poland. Although the initial attempt fell short, the team’s persistence yielded a hard-earned victory.

    With their triumphant advancement to the quarter-finals of the European Volleyball Championships, the Polish national team is now poised to face the Turkish women’s team. 

    “We’re advancing to the quarter-finals #EuroVilleyW ! Our players defeat the German national team in three sets and report to the next phase of the tournament,”

    Polska Siatkówka wrote on X.

    Poland – Germany 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 26-24)

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