Unilever opened 5-1 at the very beginning of the game, and gave the impression that it needed a few minutes to run down Minas and win the first set without any problems. And that’s exactly what happened. They won 25:14.
The second set was much like the first. The only difference was that Minas was in the game until the first technical time-out, when the game was still played point for point and Rio de Janeiro won by only 8-6. Then Unilever mada a 17-3 series and closed the set 25-9 in just 19 minutes.
Unilever started with 9-2 lead in the third set. Minas managed to decrease the difference, but did not threaten the victory of the hosts who closed the set with 25/21.
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