With the round of 16 the play-off round of the women’s EuroVolley started. All eight games finished in the way anyone could expect.
On the top of the draw Serbia and Bulgaria won in three sets against Romania and Azerbaijan respectively and will meet each other in the quarterfinal. The same situation is at the bottom of the draw, where Poland defeated Spain and Germany won with Slovenia – both 3-0.
Also Italy needed only three sets to beat Slovakia while their next opponent, Russia, lost one set to Belgium. While Netherlands easily defeated Greece 3-0, their next rival will be Turkey, which needed a tie-break to beat Croatia.