With a different team from the one that finished last season, Sada Cruzeiro got the best in the first clash, beating the Australians by 3 sets to 0, with partial 25-23, 25-22 and 25-23. The highest scorer was the “celeste” opposite Paulo Victor, who scored 21 points.
Next duel was already on Saturday morning, ended in 3 sets to 1, with partial 26-28, 25-19, 25-21 and 25-22, with the Australian opposite Thomas Edgar scoring 27 points.
In both games, the team that went into court was: Vinhedo, Douglas Cordeiro, Pedro, Paulo Victor, Leal, Luis Diaz and libero Serginho. The spiker Philip, who felt pain in the shoulder, was spared and the four players invited to the Brazilian national team: William, Wallace and Isac, also did not play.
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