Netherlands beat Czech. Republic 3-2 (23-25, 30-28, 25-20, 22-25, 15-8) - duration 2:00
05-Oct, start time: 16:40, end time: 18:40 - Attendance: 4,800
Captain Player Czech (Ivo Dubs): "I think that the game was nice for the spectators. We played better than yesterday and we've still got chances. I hope we can make it tomorrow."
Captain Player Ned.(Reinder Nummerdor): "I'm proud of the team. It's not easy to beat the same team twice in the same championship. We're very motivated. We think we can win tomorrow."
Head Coach Czech (Julio Velasco): "I'm not happy because we lost today but I'm happy because we lost playing. We missed a chance in the second set after our recovery but we couldn't win it. I think we're going to play well tomorrow."
Head Coach Ned. (Bert Goedkoop): "I'm very happy with my team. Yesterday we didn't do very well. Today they played together, like a team. I'm very happy with the spirit and character of my players." /mh