United States beat Czech Republic 3-1 (22-25, 26-24, 25-20, 25-11) - duration 1:39
09-Aug, start time: 15:00, end time: 16:39 - Attendance: 300 USA Came Back In Style To Beat Czech Republic.
The second match in Pool D began with strong attacks from the Czech side. The Americans made several unforced errors in the opening set and were always few points behind. They almost closed the gap at the ending thanks to powerful services of Angela McGinnis, but the last word belonged to the Czech team. The Europeans missed a big chance for a 2:0 lead as they lost two setballs in the second part. That was the crucial moment of the entire game: the US team returned impressively to make the score tied and kept on with its initiative throughout the third and fourth sets. The last was was actually one-sided as the Czechs lost all of their strenghth.