First RefereePawel BURKIEWICZPOLSecond RefereeAlexandros MYLONAKISGRE
Štark Arena is the largest sports hall in Belgrade with a universal hall for all sports events: basketball, handball, volleyball, tennis and athletics. When needed, it can be turned into an ice hall, hall for cultural events, as well as for concerts. Total surface area of the hall is 48,000 m2 and it has between 20,000 and 25,000 seats for visitors and the state-of-the-art equipment for all scheduled events. Capacity: 19394
How To Attend
Bulevar Arsenija Čarnojevica 58, BELGRADE, 11070 Capacity: 19394
City bus lines that have stops near the Arena are: 17, 18, 67, 68, 74, 88 и 601. Bus lines which are within the walking distance of Arena: 16, 65, 68, 71, 75, 94 и 95. Tram lines which have stops relatively close to the Arena: 7, 9 and 11. Get directions
Maja Ognjenović is a symbol of the women's volleyball national team of Serbia. She was on the court when we won the first major medal with the senior women’s national team at the 2006 World Championship. She was also there in 2018, when the team won gold at the same competition. Her courage, audacity and different perspective on the game made her one of the best setters of all time.
The current European and world champions will play against the Russian national team in Belgrade's "Stark Arena" and will fight for the first place in Pool A at EuroVolley.
2019 MVP Tijana Boskovic has been in great form for the Serbians, averaging north on 20 points per match, to a total of 83 (the third-most in the entire tournament) so far. Setter Maja Ognjenovic, ranked first in the position’s efficiency ranking with 74.36%, and outside hitter Bojana Milenkovic, third in perfect receptions with 44%, are the other individual standouts of the team.
On the other hand, the Russians have a young Arina Fedorovtseva who scored 67 points in the tournament - 9 of which from the service line, making of her the best server of the EuroVolley at the moment.
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The match in numbers
The combined total number of points scored by both teams throughout the entire match.
The total length of the match, from the first serve through until the last point has ended.
Total number of people in attendance at the venue – taken at the end of the second set.
The combined total number of successful spikes achieved by both teams throughout the entire match.
An average of the two team service reception percentages from the complete match.
The number of successful point winning blocks of SERBIA compared to RUSSIA.
SERBIA number of service aces compared to RUSSIA
Errors leading to points of SERBIA, next to those from RUSSIA
For the first time in history, the Serbian team defeated Russia at EuroVolley with 3: 2 (25:22, 25:19, 16:25, 24:26, 15:10) and thus secured the first place in Pool A. Although Serbia took the lead with 2: 0, it was known that this would not be an easy match. However, after five sets, Serbia celebrated at home.
In the first set, both teams started with a great fight. Tijana Boskovic won three points at the very beginning of the set and announced that this will be her night as well. Serbian volleyball players made four aces and gained a small advantage that allowed them to win the first set - 25:22
The great game continued in the second set, where the beginning and the advantage went to the Russians, but Serbia quickly equalized the result, and then took the lead with 19:12. They kept the advantage until the end and took the lead with 2:0. 25-19
The volleyball players of Russia didn’t give up, and Arina Fedorovtseva won 7 points in the third set and took Russia to the fourth set with good serves. - 25:16
The Russians continued to score points in the fourth set, with good serves from Smirnova Ksenia they made an advantage at the beginning of the set with 10: 8. The volleyball players of Serbia managed to reverse the result as in the second set and take the lead with 18:12. The Russians fought for every point and managed to equalize at 21:21, then took the lead 24:22 and missed two sets of balls, but still managed to win the fifth set. - 26:24
There was a big fight in the fifth set, which was played point for point. Serbia managed to make a break and take the lead with 11: 9. With a great block by Mina Popovic, Serbia reached the first match ball (14:10), and after that, with its attack, it reached a 3:2 victory.