Though Italy defeated Japan in straight sets during their FIVB Men’s World Championship 2018 match, it was not an easy victory. The numbers tell you why.
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Team USA claimed their second FIVB Men’s World Cup – and qualified for the 2016 Olympics – with a 3-1 (25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 25-20) victory over Argentina on a dramatic final day in Japan.
Team USA and Poland remain on a collision course after both posted victories on day seven of the FIVB Men’s World Cup in Japan.
It was a day the big guns fired as Team USA and Poland kept their undefeated records intact, while Russia and Italy remain within striking distance after also posting victories on Day 6 of the FIVB Men’s World Cup.
USA continued their dominant start to the FIVB Men’s World Cup with a straight-sets 25-18, 25-23, 29-27 victory over fellow heavyweights Italy on day four.
Team USA coach John Speraw admits he doesn’t know what to expect from the new-look Italy line-up in Friday’s (ET) FIVB Men’s World Cup blockbuster clash.
Team USA, Italy, Poland and Argentina all remain undefeated after recording wins on day two of the FIVB Men’s World Cup.
Host nation Japan opened their FIVB Men’s World Cup campaign with a five-set win while Italy, Poland, USA and Russia all made winning starts on day one.