23. 06. 2019

VNL 2019 M: France end Iran’s 7-game winning streak, Australia beat Portugal in battle to avoid relegation

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France made the race for the Final Six of the 2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball more exciting by beating Pool 15 hosts Iran on Week 4 closing.

 

France gave Iran the real chance only in the first set, prevailing in the next two relatively easy to end rival’s seven-game winning streak (team record): 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-21). Thus, France prevented Iran to have a perfect record after two successive weeks in which they were hosts – Week 3 in Urmia and this week in Ardabil.

Both teams are among the top six teams in the charts that will take part in the Finals in Chicago, the USA.

Trévor Clévenot highlighted for France (9-3; 28 points) with 15 points, while Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad notched 10 for Iran (10-2; 30 points).

 

The clash between the two teams fighting to avoid relegation Portugal and Australia, knowing that they are the lowest ranked challenger teams in the 2019 VNL standings at the moment, went into the favor of the players from the “Down Under” country 3-0.

Portugal (2-10; 7 points) had an advantage in the block (12-2) but Australia out-served rivals (11-2).

Lincoln Williams top-scored for the “Volleyroos” (2-10; 10 points) with 21 points. Marco Ferreira made 15 for Portugal, while Phelipe Martins set up 5 kill blocks.

2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League, Week 4 – Day 3:

Pool 13 (Hoffman Estates, United States):

Canada – Japan, 19:00 C.E.T.

USA – China, 23:30 C.E.T.

Pool 14 (Milano, Italy):

Argentina – Serbia 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-18)

Italy – Poland, 20:00 C.E.T.

Pool 15 (Ardabil, Iran):

Iran – France 0-3 (18-25, 24-26, 21-25)

Portugal – Australia 0-3 (23-25, 22-25, 25-27)

Pool 16 (Cuiabá, Brazil):

Germany – Bulgaria, 23:00 C.E.T.

Brazil – Russia, June 24

Standings

 

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1 Comments about "VNL 2019 M: France end Iran’s 7-game winning streak, Australia beat Portugal in battle to avoid relegation"

24.06.2019 | 08:25 |   Fan Volleyball [unregistered]

Some of the players from the Portuguese national team during the match would get a hard blow from me. When he served Alex Ferreira and the ball was passing to Portugal, they did terrible things.

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