The GS Caltex Seoul Kixx stopped their losing streak on Tuesday. The Heungkuk Life Pink Spiders lost to Kixx in five sets. Also, the latter won the first set 27-25 and the next one 25-18. However, the Pink Spiders won the third and fourth sets to force a fifth set.
However, the Seoul club won the match 3-2, outscoring the Incheon club by five points, to the dismay of Incheon Heungkuk Life Pink Spiders betting fans. Nevertheless, it ended a three-match losing run for the Seoul club.
On December 8, they lost to Suwon Hyundai Hillstate by a score of 3-2, on December 11 to Hwaseong IBK Altos by the same score, and on December 15 to Hyundai Hillstate by a score of 3-1.
Pink Spiders Lost to Kixx
According to online sports betting sites, the victory brings Kixx closer to reentering the title fight. After Tuesday’s success, the Seoul club moved up to the fourth position in the league, one game ahead of the Altos and two ahead of the Korea Ginseng Corporation in sixth.
With 14 consecutive victories, undefeated Hyundai Hillstate is increasingly looking like the team to beat this season. However, this setback disappoints the Pink Spiders, who aim to catch up to the leaders.
On Tuesday, Jelena Mladjenovi and Kim Yeon-koung, two of the V League’s finest players, led the Incheon team to victory with 30 and 29 points, respectively. However, one sports forum reports Kixx won the game by scoring in the last seconds.
The loss has put the No. 2 Pink Spiders two games behind the league’s top team. Not with volleyball legend and former captain of the Korean national team Kim Yeon-koung on their side, though.