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World Grand Prix 2003 - Press Info

Match Descriptive

Korea beat Brazil 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-18) - duration 1.18
26-Jul, start time: 18.07, end time: 19.25 - Attendance: 340
Korea: good play and imagination to beat Brazil
Qualification for Brazil and Korea on the court the two teams well determined. Since the 1st set Brazil forced its game, but Korea was very careful especially in defence and made useless the engagement of the competitors. Korea took the lead and won the set 25-20. Brazil tried to speed the game changing the schemes but it had to put up with the exact shots of the Korean. Brazil, instead, made different mistakes in attack. Korea profit by getting an advantage(+6): The competition is tactically good and offered an exciting show for the public. The advantage of Korea is 2 sets-0: the public waited Brazil's reaction in the 3rd set but Korea took immediately the advantage. More imagination for Korea's game while Brazil entrust on the power of its spikers. The advantage of Korea is considerable in the 3rd set , and the final phase was just for Korea that won set, match and gained the qualification to the final round.