Spain clings to its options in the European women’s volleyball

The ‘Lionesses’ beat Finland and will look for the round of 16 against the host Estonia


The Spanish women’s volleyball team prevailed (3-1) this Monday against Finland to continue with options of reaching the round of 16 in the European Championship that is being played in Tallinn (Estonia).

The ‘Leonas won with a score of 25-17, 24-26, 26-24, 26-24 to achieve their first victory in the tournament, after three defeats, and maintain their chances of overcoming Group D, thanks to the great work in blocking and defense. This Wednesday, against the host Estonia, Spain will look for the crossing of eighths.

With no margin for error at the Unibet Arena in Tallinn, Spain entered strongly in the first set and led by 10 points. However, in the second set the Finnish reaction came, due to unforced errors by the Spanish, and the feared 1-1.

Pascual Saurín’s men withstood the pressure of maximum equality, below midway through the third set, to start the comeback with Carla Jiménez. A partial from the important victory, the give and take did not stop, but the defensive work of Spain and the actions of Carolina Camino and María Schlegel were decisive.