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We are very happy with full points, says Knipe

Finns were very disappointed at the press conference.

Finnish Head coach Mauro Berruto: "It is not easy to speak after so big disappointment. We got zero points from this weekend and that drives me crazy. USA had a bit more confidence in hot moments of the sets. I am very sorry for my team. They had deserved points from these matches."


Finnish Captain Jukka Lehtonen: "Today's match was better than yesterday. In the first set we got a flying start. In the other sets we started well but it didn't last today. We made some stupid mistakes."


U.S. Head coach Alan Knipe: "We are happy to leave from here with full points. Finland put a lot of pressure on us. Evan Patak and Paul Lotman came from bench and played very well. They had good serve and they spiked well. We got very valuable experience from these two players."


U.S. Captain Ryan Millar: "This was definitely different than the first match. Finland served well and put us a lot of pressure. Our bench men played very well. In the fourth set we showed a great deal of character and came back to win. That showed a lot of our team."


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