Sunday, 20 April 2014
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China did well but we did even better, said Poland Head Coach Matlak Jerzy

Poland Captain Aleksandra Jagielo and Head Coach Matlak Jerzy

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Poland Captain Aleksandra Jagielo

We played very well and we are very glad to win the game. We should have this form when we played against Netherlands yesterday.

 

Poland Head Coach Matlak Jerzy

We hoped to defeat China but unfortunately we lost in the previous games. We finally won today and we’re all delighted.

 

Weakness of China

We performed really well today and China lost to us.

 

Difference compared to last match against China in Macau

We did not think about winning the game last time, but this time we have strong belief, thus we took the game.

China actually had great performance too. However, they made more errors today, so we took the chance.

 

China Captain Wei Qiuyue

Congratulations to Poland. They played really well today. Their performance gave us a big shock while our team did not perform to our best.

 

Comparing Poland and the Netherlands

Both are great teams and have different strengths. They are strong in attack and have the advantage in heights.

 

China Head Coach Cai Bin

The Poland team had good preparation in areas of serving, attack and defense.

 

Having secured a place in the Final, we might have loosened up a bit and we fell short in physical vigour. We had high spirits in Sets 3 and 4, yet we could not hold on in the last Set and eventually lost the game.

 

Receiving remained our biggest shortcoming; we have to confront it and worked really hard on improving our receiving.

 

The match against the Netherlands

They are outstanding in every aspect and we will try our best.

  

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