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Brazil rides its bench to beat China, but lose a point in the process 3:2

by WoV
source: fivb.org

Kumamoto, Japan, November 25, 2011 - After a key win over a tough Russian squad on Thursday in second round 2011 FIVB Men's World Cup play, Brazil beat China on Friday, 3-2 (23-25, 25-10, 25-18, 19-25, 15-8), on a day they rested many of their key players — perhaps too many — as China stole a point by pushing them to five.

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Chen Ping led China’s attack against Brazil, but they would lose the match in the end

Leading Brazil in scoring on the day was Murilo Endres with 19 points, supported by João Paulo Bravo Pereira with 14.

For the Chinese team, it was again Chen Ping leading the way with with 22. Zhong Weijun pitched in with 16 in the loss.

Brazil held a 7-3 margin in aces and limited their errors to 21 for the match.

They also converted 53.4 percent of their attacks while China managed just a 43.6 percent.

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