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Brazil sweeps Netherlands after passing the thriller second set

Brazil players celebrating the victory
Mexicali, Mexico, July 20, 2009- Brazil overcame the tough second set to clinch a straight sets victory 3-0 (25-12, 30-28, 25-) over Netherland in the first day of the second round of the 2009 Women’s Junior World Championship held here at Auditorio del Estado Ciudad Deportiva hall in Mexicali, Mexico on Monday.
 Brazil coach used most of his players list but out of them the left attacker Glauciele Silva that played as opposite was the match star and was also the match scorer equal to her teammate Natiele Goncalves. In the Netherlands side the left attacker Anne Buijs was her team’s scorer with 10 points.
 Brazil kept their winning streak of 4 consequent matches but they started Pool E with 1-0 record while Netherlands suffering the competition’s first defeat dropped to 0-1
 Brazil started the match in a more stable formation as they received better than the Netherlands team and that made the difference. Brazil team sent their unstoppable hits from all the net positions. Brazil head coach changed the position of his left attacker Glauciele Silva to play in the opposite position and he replaced her in position 4 by Natiele Goncalves and by this combination Brazil went widly from the start of the match through the spikes of Glauciele and Natiele who were the set stars and led therir team to 25-12 victory in the set.
 The second set showed improvement in the reception of Netherlands team so they started to develop their attacks through the left attacker Anne Buijs and the opposite Lonneke Blansjaar and thus they led 8-7 for the first time in the match at FTT. Brazil reacted by deploying their blocks against the Netherlands attacks but the Netherlands attackers were intelligent to path through the block and continue leading 16-13. Again Brazil showed good work in both from the front and back defense to lead for the first time in the set 19-18. Brazil went through the spikes of the wing spiker Isadora Rodriguez to lead 24-22 but they lost five set points before winning the most exciting set 30-28.
The highly motivated Brazil players continued in a systematic way to win the third set 25-14 with their disciplined blockers and backline defense led by the libero Leticia Pontes.

  

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