Qiong Shen, China captain – "We suffered with the Italian block. We have to do better in this fundamental area to be competitive."
Valerio Vermiglio, Italy captain – "We have substituted some players for this match but the result hasn’t changed. All of us need to play to find the better rhythm. We must build a strong group to play the next important matches."
Andrea Anastasi, Italy coach – "I tried to play with new players and I’m very happy for this new success. This is a great group. From Tuesday we will start to train again looking towards the matches against to Serbia."
Jianan Zhou, China coach – "The Italian serve was decisive in our defeat. We have to do better next weekend."