Netease Sports reported on October 1:
In the 2020 National Women's Volleyball Championship semi-final competition, Tianjin team fought hard in five rounds to beat Jiangsu team 3-2. After 2017, it will again enter the national championship finals and will compete with Shandong team for the championship. The latter reversed 3-1 in the semi-finals. Beat the Shanghai team.
Jiangsu and Tianjin competed fiercely in five games in the group stage clash. At that time, the Jiangsu team had a better grasp of key points and won 3-2 narrowly. At that time, the ace players Zhang Changning and Li Yingying both played well. In the quarter-finals, the Jiangsu team beat Sichuan 3-0 in three straight games and scored seven consecutive victories to reach the semifinals. Tianjin team defeated Zhejiang team 3-0 and returned to the semi-finals of the championship two years later.
The Jiangsu team will start this game, with Zhang Changning and Xu Ruoya as the main attackers, Wang Chenyue and Zhou Xinyi as deputy attackers, and Gong Xiangyu, the second passer Diao Linyu and the free agent Ni Feihua. The Tianjin team starts this game with Li Yingying and Wang Yizhu, and vice attackers Wang Ning and Wang Yuanyuan. In response to Yang Yi, the setter Chen Xintong and the free man Liu Liwen.
In the first game, the two teams competed fiercely, from 6 to 12 draws. After Tianjin team exceeded 14-12, Gong Xiangyu and Zhang Changning caught counterattack and Wang Yizhu spiked out of bounds. Jiangsu team went back 16-14. The Tianjin team restricted Zhang Changning's offense and regained the initiative 19-17. The Jiangsu team used Gong Xiangyu's continuous counterattack to overtake 22-21, and after the 23 draw, with Zhou Xinyi's back fly to win the game 24-23. Tianjin team Li Yingying's strong attack succeeded. After 25 ties, Wang Yuanyuan blocked consecutive points and Tianjin won the first game with a 27-25 narrow victory.
In the second game, after the Tianjin team took a 17-15 lead, they were successfully counterattacked by Zhang Changning and Gong Xiangyu, and were overtaken at the end of the game. Xu Ruoya succeeded in the hair deduction one after another, and the Jiangsu team pulled back 25-20. In the third game, the Tianjin team stabilized the situation and took a big lead all the way. Although Li Yingying was closely guarded for losing points after 20-14, Li Yingying scored 2 points in a lob and serve at the end of the game. Tianjin team won 25-20. The score exceeded 2-1.
In the fourth game, the Jiangsu team launched a counterattack, grasping the initiative 8-4 in the opening game. In the middle game, Gong Xiangyu and Zhang Changning attacked and stabilized, and the Jiangsu team further widened the point difference to 14-8. Li Yingying's offense improved and the Tianjin team caught up to 11-15. The Jiangsu team withstood the opponent's counterattack in the second half. Maintain the advantage to win 25-18, chasing the total score to 2 even.
The tiebreaker Tianjin team started smoothly, Li Yingying counterattacked successfully, Xu Ruoya handled the ball error, Tianjin team led 4-1. Jiangsu team chased points strongly in Xu Ruoya's serve round, Zhang Changning counterattack forced to 4-5. After Wang Yizhu succeeded, the Tianjin team took the lead 8-6. Zhang Changning and Gong Xiangyu missed offense successively, and Jiangsu team fell behind 7-11. Li Yingying lost the spike, Wang Yizhu took a pass, and the Jiangsu team caught up to 10-13. However, Li Yingying made two successful attacks and back attacks. Tianjin team won 15-10 and finally beat Jiangsu team 3-2.
In another semi-final, the Shanghai team faced the Shandong team. In the quarter-finals, the Shanghai team defeated their rivals Liaoning 3-0 and reached the semifinals for three consecutive championships. The opponent in the semi-finals was Shandong, which eliminated Fujian 3-0. In the game, the Shandong team was unfavorable. In the first game, the two sides competed fiercely. They saw a draw until 36 draws. Shandong team lost 36-28. However, the Shandong team gradually grasped the initiative on the field, winning three consecutive games with 25-20, 25-22 and 25-18, achieving a 3-1 reversal, returning to the National Championship final after two years, and losing the Shanghai team. They missed the chance to advance to the National Championship finals for three consecutive years.