They were leading for quite a while in the first set, sometimes with 2-3 points. We fought, we didn’t give up, at the end we equalized to 23:23. They still won it eventually to 23:25.
For the second set we sped up. We were strangling them by the throat, we even took the lead (12:10, 16:12). They turned the standing to their side, with clenched teeth probably (19:21) and won it to 21:25.
The official match report mentions the third set as the "routine victory" of the reds
I swear I read it like this...
winning to 20:25. Next game is on Friday, from 18:00.
OK Partizan: Buša (13), Pantić (10), Nedeljković, Žugić, Lopar (6), Kostić (1), Rajković (libero), Jokanović, Veličković (12), Polomac (3), Popović, Perišić
Head coach: Vladimir Vasović
Crvena Zvezda: Okolić (3), Jevtić (libero), Đurđević, Skrbić, Gmitrović (14), Milutinović (5), Jakovljević (12), Stojsavljević (10), Munćan (3), Blagojević, Veljović, Buculjević (4)
Head coach: Dragan Kobiljski