The Vilsbiburg Volleyball crew’s disappointment within the Bundesliga was restricted after they misplaced to Stuttgart of their second match of the quarter-finals in the most effective match final Friday. 0: 3 (18:25, 16:25, 16:25) was very clear, the roles within the first recreation in opposition to the eight of the primary spherical had been clearly distributed earlier than kick-off. Not like the primary assembly, the place Vilsbiburg took a set from the favorites of the German champion, “This time Stuttgart didn’t give us any errors or room to enter the sport,” summarizes Vilsbiburg coach Florian Völker. His crew fought and performed properly, however “they met a fantastic opponent who all the time had one answer”.
Because of this, the 30-year-old didn’t waste time analyzing the sport. Different points must be addressed. The crew discovered stability and a constant degree going into the ultimate third of the season, “however by then it was too late to be higher positioned within the playoffs,” he mentioned. In reality, they’re solely 4 factors wanting sixth place within the closing desk. This placement would have given Vilsbiburg a tough quarter-final job, however one which might be solved of their taking part in scenario. “We left loads at first and in the course of the season to start out in a greater place,” mentioned Völker, “and that is precisely what you need to analyze and consider”.
Issues in preparation, Corona, accidents – there are lots of causes for the center season
The framework circumstances weren’t solely tough due to the corona an infection within the group. Initially of the season, diagonal attacker Dayana Segovia arrived in Vilsbiburg so late that she needed to begin the competitors with none crew coaching that might be talked about. Prime-selling center blocker Corissa Crocker did not play a recreation for Vilsbiburg, however surprisingly ended her profession attributable to well being causes. In the course of the season, Jodie Guilliams, the primary participant within the wing assault and protection, was injured for weeks. “You’ll find many explanations as to why it was not sufficient and we truly completed eighth in the long run,” mentioned Völker, however he pressured that it’s true that “we aren’t blissful in some positions by way of sport.”
The upcoming plans for the brand new season ought to subsequently embrace all of them. “I can not say an excessive amount of for the time being, however as our wants have a tendency to extend, one thing will occur,” mentioned Völker. Particularly since Lara Darowski is the one one below contract. Within the case of gamers the membership want to maintain, there may be additionally competitors from prime addresses. Alternatively, the membership has already clarified the teaching place by extending Völker’s contract final month and likewise employed its former champion coach Guillermo Gallardo as sporting director.