14. 06. 2019

VNL 2019 M: Serbia come back twice to end Brazil’s 6-game unbeaten record

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Serbia came back twice in the match against the reigning Olympic Games champions Brazil on Day 1 in Pool 9 of the 2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League.


Even without main stars of the team, Serbia continued Week 3 of the 2019 VNL the same way they finished Week 2 – with a win. Actually, it was a third straight victory for the national team from the Balkans, and it came against Olympic Games winners Brazil, who are no longer an unbeaten team in the tournament (6-1).

Serbia were 1-0 and 2-1 down in sets before closing the encounter in Gondomar, Portugal, in the tie-break: 3-2 (17-25, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20, 15-12). Interestingly, Serbia (3-4 record) played the tie-break for the fifth successive 2019 VNL game!

Lazar Ćirović was Serbia’s top scorer in the game (12 points), despite the fact that he had only 36% attack success rate (9-25). Ricardo Lucarelli scored 20 points for Brazil, while Yoandy Leal made 4 kill blocks. Bruno Rezende made his debut for the “Seleção“ in the 2019 VNL.

2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League, Week 3 – Day 1:

Pool 9 (Gondomar, Portugal):

Brazil – Serbia 2-3 (25-17, 22-25, 25-17, 20-25, 12-15)

Portugal – China 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-23)

Pool 10 (Varna, Bulgaria):

Japan – Italy 1-3 (25-23, 15-25, 27-29, 21-25)

Bulgaria – Australia 3-2 (20-25, 29-27, 22-25, 25-21, 15-13)

Pool 11 (Urmia, Iran):

Russia – Poland 3-1 (24-26, 25-20, 25-22, 25-19)

Iran – Canada 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-16)

Pool 12 (Cannes, France):

USA – Argentina 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 25-21)

France – Germany 3-1 (24-26, 25-20, 25-19, 25-20)




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