In an interesting match between Ekipe and Roma, Ekipe emerged victorious after a penalty shootout with a final score of 21-20. The match was full of surprises and comebacks, with Roma holding the lead for most of the game until Williams scored a crucial goal for Ekipe in the final 19 seconds to level the score at 13-13.
Meanwhile, in the battle for third place, Plebiscito clinched a decisive victory over Trieste with a final score of 7-15, securing a 2-0 series win.
Ekipe – Roma 21-20 (1-2, 3-2, 2-4, 7-5)
Ekipe: L. Celona, B. Halligan, Di Mario, G. Viacava 1, V. Gant, D. Bettini 4, V. Palmieri 1, C. Marletta 3, G. Gagliardi 1, A. Williams 2, A. Longo, M. Leone 1, G. Condorelli.
Roma: E. Eichelberger, M. Misiti, G. Galardi 1, Papi, S. Giustini 3, C. Ranalli 1, D. Picozzi 1, C. Tabani, C. Nardini 3, L. Di Claudio, A. Cocchiere, Andrews 4, Galbani.
In a thrilling and high-scoring game, Ekipe emerged victorious against Roma with a final score of 21-20, tying the series 1-1 in the final Italian league. The match started with Roma taking the lead 0-2, but Ekipe managed to reduce the difference at the end of the first period at 1-2 with a goal from Williams. In the second period, Ekipe made a series of goals, taking the lead 3-2. However, Roma managed to tie the game at 4-4 by halftime. In the third period, Roma pulled ahead with a two-goal advantage at 6-8. But Ekipe managed to tie the game at 8-8 in the 26th minute. Roma then scored two quick goals in the 28th minute, taking a big lead at 9-11. Ekipe quickly responded, tying the game at 11-11 in the next minute. The teams continued to trade goals, with Roma taking a narrow lead at 12-13. Williams then scored a crucial goal for Ekipe, tying the game at 13-13 with only 19 seconds left on the clock.
Trieste – Plebiscito 7-15 (0–1, 4-4, 2-5, 1-5)
Trieste: F. Sparano, D. Vomastkova 1, E. De March 3, B. Bozzetta, G. Marussi, L. Cergol 1, G. Klatowski, F. Colletta, G. Zizza 1, J. Vukovic 1, I. Riccioli, R. Santapaola, G. Gregorutti.
Plebiscito: L. Teani, L. Barzon 3, V. Valyi 4, G. Citino, E. Queirolo 1, A. Casson 1, A. Millo 3, S. Dario, H. Mckelvey 2, C. Meggiato, S. Centanni 1, S. Centanni, C. Giacon.
In the match between Plebiscito and Trieste, Plebiscito emerged victorious, finishing the season in third place in the Italian league. The match saw both teams fighting fiercely for the win, with Plebiscito taking the lead early on in the first quarter with a goal from Valyi. The second period saw both teams scoring four goals each, resulting in a close score of 4-5. However, in the third and fourth quarters, Plebiscito managed to extend their lead, growing their advantage to a final score of 7-15.
Schedule (13th May):
Final: Ekipe – Roma (1:1) – best-of-five
Playout: Florentia – Brizz (1:1) – best-of-three
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