Many of the Italian water polo clubs have started the Christmas vacation, but, one match was played today.
Florentia hosted Savona in the postponed match of Day 2 of Group D.
Florentia – Savona 9:14 (3:3, 3:3, 0:3, 3:5)
Florentia:Astiarta 4, Ganic 2, Dani 2, Sordini 1,
Savona: Campopiano 4, Molina 2, Fondelli 2, Bruni 2,Vuskovic 2, Patchaliev 2.
The first half was an even contest, but Savona dominated the third period and jumped to a 9:6 lead. Early in the fourth quarter, Florentia scored its first goal in the second half 7:9, but shortly after that, Savona responded with two goals to double the advantage (11:7), and Florentia couldn’t come back.
Florentia is still with no points, while Savona climbed atop Group D. Savona and Posillipo are tied in points , but Savona has a better goal difference (Savona +16, Posillipo + 14). These two teams were supposed to face off on November 28, but the match had to be postponed, due to the corona cases at Savona. A new date hasn’t been determined yet.
Standings: 1. Savona 9 (3), 2. Posillipo 9 (3 games), 3. Metanopoli 3 (4), 4. Florentia 0(4).
The next regular round of the Italian League is scheduled for January 16.