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Match Descriptive

Korea beat Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-14) - duration 1:07
17-Jul, start time: 14:30, end time: 15:37 - Attendance: 3'520
City: Manila, Philippines; Hall : Philsport Arena
Korea defeated Dominican Republic 25-19, 25-17, 25-14

The first set was close in the early going as both teams played well. The score was tied at 10-all when Ku Min-jung dished out powerful spikes while Jung Dae-Young and Kim Se-YOung defended well to give the Koreans a 20-13 lead.

Kenia Moreta and Milagros Cabral tried to rally Dominican Republic but the Koreans went to Chang So-Yun, Ku Ming-Jung and Kim Se- Young to preserve the win.

Both teams defended well in the second set but the Koreans played better and took a 21-15 lea. Dominican Republic committed errors to allow the Koreans to keep the set.

Chang So-Young spearheaded Korea's assault in the third set, racing to a 7-1 lead but Dominican Republic rallied behind spiker Esmeralda Mercedes and blockers Brens Pricilla Rivera and Andino Rodriguez to close in at 9-10

The Koreans took advantage of Dominican Republic's numerous errors to wrap up the match in one hour.