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Italy score straight sets victory over Japan

by WoV
source: fivb.org

Tokyo, Japan, December 3, 2011 - Italy downed Japan in straight sets (25-22, 26-24, 25-22) on the second day of fourth-round action in the 2011 FIVB Men's World Cup at Yoyogi National Gym on Saturday.


Panoramic view of a sold-out “Yoyogi National Stadium” during the match starring Japan and Italy

The win gives Italy a 7-3 record for the tournament. Japan dropped to 2-8 with the loss.

Michal Lasko was sublime in the victory for Italy, scoring 13 points. Alessandro Fei was named the most impressive player of the match.

Tatsuya Fukuzawa notched a match-high 14 points for the losers. Losing the second set in disheartening fashion appeared to take the energy out of Japan.

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