Match info | Description
Poland also can win at last
Two sets, it looked like a very easy match for Poland. Especially in
the block and attack gave the players of coach Grzegorz Rys a
convincing performance on the team from Puerto Rico had no answer.
Good action by Polish Libero Bartosz Kaczmarek
Five block points and two aces were the foundation for winning the
first set. Puerto Rico was only a block point, and was defeated in the
attack (8-11). After 23 minutes, Poland had won the set with 25-18.
In the second set of the superiority of Poland was not stopped. In
attack, they receive twice as many points (10-5), such as Puerto Rico,
that worked often with 12 opponent errors very unfocused. Poland's
players are allowed only six errors and were easily found at the end of
But it went not so easily on in third set. Suddenly, Puerto Rico on
turning, even with a 9-0 lead before Milosz Hebda succeeded in
redeeming first point for Poland. The second technical timeout while
Puerto Rico was still in the lead with 16-11 and later with 18-15, but
the opponent came closer and point by point at 18-18, Poland had
everything under control again. Adrian Buchowski caused point 24 by
attack, the last completed Tomasz Kalembka with an ace for 25-21.