Tuesday, 17 October 2017
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Kromm: "We had our ups and downs"

Raul Lozano will need to re-evaluate his side's tactical play ahead of their next match
Bulgaria coach Radostin Stoychev: "I am happy with the victory mostly because of the players. This was their win and they have shown that they are mature enough to know the responsibility before the nation. Congratulations for Germany -- an opponent which not only play the right way against us but who had shown a great performance and will to win.
We are in the beginning of our path this year and we have a lot to improve on. But most important is that players know their potential and responsibility."

Bulgaria captain Vladimir Nikolov: I am satisfied with the win in a hard match. We had our ups and downs but in the end we won over a team that is fighting for each and every point. We are on the right way to get to our best.

Germany coach Raul Lozano: "Bulgaria played better than yesterday and better than us today. So congratulations, they deserved the victory. We did not make it as in the first match. Mainly because of the hosts. We made more errors than our average performance and that took us to the loss."

Germany captain Robert Kromm: "Congratulations for Bulgaria and Vladimir Nikolov. They played very well today. Until the tie-break we had our ups and downs also, but Bulgaria withstood the pressure and made it their way. It was a great volleyball performance today and it was fun to play."


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