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Russia, Serbia stay undefeated in FIVB World League


Jelte Maan attacks against Japan on Saturday

 Lausanne, Switzerland, June 8, 2013 – Russia and Serbia stayed unbeaten in the FIVB World League on Saturday, picking up their second wins in two days. Russia overcame Iran 3-1, while Serbia defeated Cuba by a similar score. 

Three other teams picked up their second victories in the World League: Finland beat Korea 3-0, the Netherlands defeated Japan 3-1 – Japan’s third straight loss – and Portugal overcame Canada 3-1. In Saturday’s other match, John Speraw earned his first win as coach of USA with a hard-fought 3-1 win over Argentina.

“We played better tonight,” said USA captain Matt Anderson. “We played more as a team and complemented each other in different aspects of the game. Our serving was a lot better tonight, which put pressure on them as opposed to them putting pressure on us last night.”

Five more matches will be played on Sunday.

Top Scoring Performances
28 – Wytze Kooistra of Netherlands v Canada (May 31)

26 – Valdir Sequeira of Portugal v Finland (June 1)

26 – Mikko Oivanen of Finland v Portugal (June 1)

23 – Gavin Schmitt of Canada v Netherlands (May 31)

Top Blocking Performances
6 – Park Sang-Ha of Korea v Japan (June 1)

5 – Seyed Mousavi of Iran v Russia (June 8)

5 – Adam Simac of Canada v Portugal (June 8)

4 – Jose Joao of Portugal v Canada (June 8)

4 – Georgi Bratoev of Bulgaria v France (June 7)

4 – Mikko Oivanen of Finland v Portugal (June 1)

4 – Adam Simac of Canada v Netherlands (June 1)

Top Blocking Performances by Team
14 – Brazil v Poland (June 7)

14 – Korea v Japan (June 1)

14 – Finland v Korea (June 8)


Top Serving Performances
7 – Alexandre Ferreira of Portugal v Finland (June 1)

4 – Earvin Ngapeth of France v Bulgaria (June 7)


Top Serving Performances by Team
10 – USA v Argentina (June 8)

9 – France v Bulgaria (June 7)

9 – Portugal v Finland (June 1)


Highest Scorer by Round
Round 1: Wytze Kooistra of Netherlands, 28 (v Canada)

Round 2: Ivan Stanev of Bulgaria, 26 (v France)

Highest Set Score
Round 1: Finland v Portugal, 29-27

Highest Scoring Matches
Round 1: Finland v Portugal, 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 15-12) – 219 points

Round 2: France v Bulgaria, 3-2 (21-25, 25-14, 25-21, 22-25, 11-15) – 204 points



NoPhaseDateLocal
Time
GMT
Time
TeamsLive Score
Result
CityDescriptionPress
Conf.
StatsPhotos
7B07/0618:0015:00RUS-IRI3-0KaliningradViewViewViewView
8A07/0617:5515:45POL-BRA1-3WarsawViewViewViewView
9A07/0620:4018:30FRA-BUL2-3MontbéliardViewViewViewView
10B07/0620:3018:30ITA-GER3-0ModenaViewViewViewView
11C07/0619:1023:00CAN-POR3-0MississaugaViewViewViewView
12A07/0619:1000:00USA-ARG1-3Wichita, KSViewViewViewView
13B07/0620:5000:40CUB-SRB1-3La HabanaViewViewViewView
14C08/0614:1005:00KOR-FIN0-3SuwonViewViewViewView
16C08/0616:4614:30NED-JPN3-1ApeldoornViewViewViewView
15B08/0618:1015:00RUS-IRI3-1KaliningradViewViewViewView
18C08/0619:1023:00CAN-POR1-3MississaugaViewViewViewView
17A08/0619:1000:00USA-ARG3-1Wichita, KSViewViewViewView
19B08/0620:5000:40CUB-SRB1-3La HabanaViewView
20C09/0614:0005:00KOR-FINViewSuwonView
23C09/0613:3011:30NED-JPNViewApeldoornView
21A09/0618:0016:00FRA-BULViewMetzView
22B09/0618:0016:00ITA-GERViewTorinoView
24A09/0620:1518:15POL-BRAViewLodzView

Pool A

RkCodeTeamPointsMatchesResults DetailsSetsPoints
PlayedWonLost3-03-13-22-31-30-3WonLostRatioWonLostRatio
1BRABrazil311  1    313.00097821.183
2USAUSA3211 1  1 441.0001871831.022
3ARGArgentina3211 1  1 441.0001831870.979
4BULBulgaria211   1   321.5001001040.962
5FRAFrance11 1   1  230.6671041001.040
6POLPoland 1 1    1 130.33382970.845

Pool B

RkCodeTeamPointsMatchesResults DetailsSetsPoints
PlayedWonLost3-03-13-22-31-30-3WonLostRatioWonLostRatio
1RUSRussia622 11    616.0001671481.128
2SRBSerbia622  2    623.0001901751.086
3ITAItaly311 1     3 MAX75591.271
4CUBCuba 2 2    2 260.3331751900.921
5IRIIran 2 2    11160.1671481670.886
6GERGermany 1 1     1 3 59750.787

Pool C

RkCodeTeamPointsMatchesResults DetailsSetsPoints
PlayedWonLost3-03-13-22-31-30-3WonLostRatioWonLostRatio
1FINFinland73212  1  832.6672622351.115
2NEDNetherlands6321 2  1 751.4002852721.048
3KORKorea6321 2   1651.2002482520.984
4CANCanada642211  2 871.1433483431.015
5PORPortugal5422 11  2690.6673203470.922
6JPNJapan 3 3    3 390.3332612750.949




















Note:
Match won 3-0 or 3-1: 3 points for the winner, 0 point for the loser
Match won 3-2: 2 points for the winner, 1 point for the loser
In case of tie, the teams will be classified according to the following criteria: number of matches won, sets ratio and points ratio

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