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#Czech Republic: České Budějovice win national title for 10th time in club history!

In a super-exciting UNIQA Extraliga playoff finals, the top seed VK Jihostroj České Budějovice with a good result in regular season with 18-4 and 51 points) and second seed VK Dukla Liberec took turns in the series lead so, the fifth game had to decided who will be the new Czech titleholders. České Budějovice take a great straight-set victory (25:23, 25;21, 25:20), making an exciting comeback in the third set from 13-18 to 23-18!
Radek Mach and Petr Michálek were top scorers for České Budějovice in Game 5 with 12 points each. Michálek, who play also in Czech national team, made and excellent 79% attack (11/14, 2 errors). Legendary opposite hitter Jan Štokr scored 18 points for Liberec, finishing the season as the Extraliga’s absolut top scorer with 619 points.

2018/19 UNIQA Extraliga muži playoff finals:
GAME 1— VK Jihostroj Ceske Budejovice – VK Dukla Liberec 3-0 (25:19, 25:21, 25:22)
GAME 2— VK Dukla Liberec – VK Jihostroj Ceske Budejovice 3-2 (17:25, 25:21, 25:23, 24:26, 15:13)
GAME 3— VK Jihostroj Ceske Budejovice – VK Dukla Liberec 3-0 (25:17, 25:18, 25:20)
GAME 4— VK Dukla Liberec – VK Jihostroj Ceske Budejovice 3-2 (25:20, 21:25, 20:25, 25:19, 15:11)
GAME 5— VK Jihostroj České Budějovice – VK Dukla Liberec 3-0 (25:23, 25:21, 25:20)

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