On Thursday evening, Brazil won its second victory in the Men’s Volleyball Nations League. But the match did not witness the same calm that witnessed its beginning, when the Brazilian team marched against Australia, at the Nelson Nelson Gymnasium, which is hosting this stage of the tournament.
Fourth place in the latest edition of the League of Nations, Slovenia took some work, but Renan Dal Zoto’s men overcame adversity on the court to win the match in three sets to 1 (25/21, 21/25, 25/20). and 25/16).
Best moments: Brazil 3 x 1 Slovenia, Men’s Volleyball Nations League
He was the top scorer of the match against Mozic of Slovenia, with 22 points. For Brazil, Alan, with 18 points, was the tournament’s top scorer. The opposite was already the top scorer in Brazil’s win over Australia.
Brazil returns to the field on Saturday, when it plays the undefeated United States. The match is also scheduled to take place at 15:00 in the Nilson Nelson Gym. A full house is expected, as tickets for the match have already been sold out.
– The Slovenian national team has an incredible playing volume, we knew it was going to be a long match. We knew our game would depend on our aggressiveness in serving. We started the first set with a lot of errors, but in the second he started serving, and with the defense and blocking system, the match started to flow – coach Renan Dal Zoto highlighted.
Slovenia, who lost in the first appearance of the League of Nations to the United States, did not care about the attendance of fans from Brasilia, who again attended the Nelson Nelson Gymnasium in droves. Europeans stayed on top of the scoreboard for almost the entire first group. Rodrigueno, with a header, put Brazil ahead with a score of 15/14, and since then, the hosts have practically not given up the lead anymore. However, his serve on the Musique net sealed Brazil’s group win by 25/21.
The second group had a completely different plot from the previous group. It was Brazil that dominated offensive operations from the start of the partial, keeping the advantage in check. But at the last stage, Slovenia began to better defend and complicate the offensive actions of the hosts. The performance of the Slovenian service has also improved. Vibrant, opposite Mozic was the face of the comeback of Slovenia, which finished the second set at 25/21 and tied the match in one set to 1.
With Thursday’s win, Brazil remain undefeated in the Nations League – Photo: Wander Roberto/CBV
Slovenia maintained the momentum at the start of the third set. Visitors even stayed ahead of the scoreboard. However, it did not take Brazil long to find themselves on the field and, motivated by the fans, opened the scoreboard. With the relative calm, the hosts had no problems closing the group at 25/20 and took the lead once again in the overall match score.
The victory in the third group reassured the Brazilian team. It didn’t take the team long to open up the lead in the fourth set, thanks to good defenses and consistent attacking. Brazil controlled the result, and closed the fourth set by 25/16, to ensure victory in three sets to one.
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