Saturday, 26 May 2018
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Jeroen Trommel: After the first set we played like a machine

Netherlands Head coach Peter BlangĂ©: "After the serves of substitute Jan Willem Snippe at the end of the first set, the pressure was off. In comparison with yesterday we blocked, served and attacked better. I have to compliment all our substitutes for their input this and last weekend. We knew we have to take some new steps to battle the top teams in the world. Now we know that we can face teams like China and USA."

Netherlands Captain Jeroen Trommel: "The five points that Jan Willem Snippe made at 17-17 in the first set were crucial in this match. After that we got into a flow and played like a machine. I think we were better in each aspect of the game. Again a step forward in our progress."

Chinese Head coach Zhou Jianan: "It was a different game in comparison with yesterday. The Netherlands improved their blocking, serving, etc. The Netherlands showed today that they have a top level team. It was a great opportunity for us to play against a team of this calibre. My players were extra stimulated by the presence of FIVB President Jizhong Wei."

Chinese Captain Shen Qiong: "I want to congratulate the Dutch team on their second win against us. The played with a lot of enthusiasm and controlled the whole match. In the first set we were equal, after that the Netherlands showed their qualities."


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