Italy beat Netherlands 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-20) - duration 1:13
21-Aug, start time: 11:20, end time: 12:33 - Attendance: 6'200
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Mike van de GOOR (NED) - middle blocker
"Today, we didn't play well enough. It was a very tough match."
Valerio VERMIGLIO (ITA) - setter
"It was a great match. We stayed focused on the game at all times because we tried to stay ahead on the scoreboard. The quarterfinals are very important for us. We will try our best for the matches to come."
Bert GOEDKOOP (NED) - head coach
"Congratulations to the Italian team. It was a hard match and we faced some problems. Brazil and Italy are very good teams."
Gianpaolo MONTALI (ITA) - head coach
"It was not the perfect match, but it was clear. I am happy for two reasons. Firstly, because we won, and secondly, because we qualified."