With just 48 hours left to be dragged into a dogfight for two nights straight by a different enemy and to cool their heels, PetroGage Angels would be drowning in a battle of their lives against a team that never tasted defeat and got them on a stage very little expected.
“We will prepare hard, we will try our best,” said coach Jerry E on the eve of his Angels Game 1 clash with powerhouse glamor team Crimline for the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference title. “The Crimeline is intact, strong and has chemistry. I do not see any benefit from it. “
Yeo said so when they started their final four series against Signal HD last week, just as the HD Spykers were undefeated in that series before the Angels trailed 0-1 in the race and brought them to their knees. – Two-to-two matter.
Yay hopes to be able to weave the same kind of magic that started at 6pm on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
And when the Angels land on a total of nine hard-fought sets in the two nights since last Sunday, the Cool Smashers are resting well and will have the advantage of report scouting after seeing PetroGaz at its best for those two days.
Coach Sherwin Menezes, however, is not going to be complacent after listing his cool smashers as irresistible favorites to win and kill last year’s ghost after losing to Cherry Tigo.
“We are excited to play in the final again,” Menezes said after taking his place in the top three title series.
The Crimline has the firepower to bring anyone down here, with Alyssa Valdez, Gemma Gallanza and Tots Carlos receiving all the necessary forms from the brilliant Zia de Guzman.
“If Zia becomes active in the middle, it will be a big headache for us,” he said, highlighting the role of the Crimeline setter.
This is the third time that the Crimeline and PetroGaz will fight for a title. And though they split the two — shortly after PetroGaz won the 2019 Reinforced Conference and Crimline the Open titles এমনকি even seasoned angel playmaker Chi Seret believes they’re underdogs.
But he will not move an inch.
“We have no time to prepare but we will give it our best shot. We will give them a good fight,” said Sait.
“Whatever the outcome, we will all be grateful,” he said. INQ
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