Saturday, 21 October 2017
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Kromm: "We have to lay down our respect to Russia"

Russia star Maxim Mikhaylov was one of the differences between Germany and Russia on Friday

Russia captain Taras Khtei: "It was hard to find the rhythm today but after the first set we stabilized our game. Our head coach kept cool and supported us by changing some players. Maxim Mikhaylov played a real good game."


Germany captain Robert Kromm: "Russia played powerful and constantly today. We started well and had in the following sets our chances, too. But we have to lay down our respect versus teams like Russia."


Russia coach Vladimir Alekno: "Today our goal was to give the chance to our younger players, to test some situations and to win the match. It worked, so I am satisfied."


Germany coach Raúl Lozano: "We are not in the situation to test some players versus a team like Russia. My goal was to give praxis to my starting players for making experience and to win in the future versus teams from the world´s top. We played better in service and block than yesterday but not so well in defence."


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