Friday, 19 December 2014
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'The United States made some adjustments in block and that was our biggest problem.'

Press conference with head coaches and captains

'It was a good start for Dominican team. Then the United States made some adjustments in block. I think that was the main difference and our biggest problem.' said Dominican Republic captain.

The United States captain: 'It is always four or five set games with Dominican Republic, so we knew it would be a challenge. We are happy with the result, it was a good start. When we were ahead in fourth set and then the Dominicans almost tied the score, it was because of the great performance by their team.'

Dominican Republic head coach: 'To loose is always bad, but I am pretty happy about this game. It is always exciting to play against USA, it is a good challenge every time. I have a lot of young players, we need to keep fighting to improve day by day. We played very good first and second sets. The Americans made changes in the third one, in blocking. Other elements were equal, the problem was blocking (13-7 for USA) It happens all the time during the transition process in the team.'

'Obviously we are happy to win. The good thing for us was that we had a lot of young players from the bench playing today. We want to create the new generation so I am glad that we checked new players. It is good that we won 3-1, we gained three points.' said the United States National team's head coach, Hugh McCutcheon.

  

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