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WL: Match for the ages, Brazil defeated Iran!

by WoV

Heroic performance from Iranian national team was not enough to defeat Brazil at Sao Paulo.

Brazil

Brazil

What a game, what an epic ending! Every single set ended with one of the teams beating the other by two points.

Brazil opened up with 25-23 but Iran equalised right away after a tough battle 28-30. Then again after a drawn out fight Iran took the 2-1 lead 26-28. Kovač’s team led in fourth set by a big margin but Brazil somehow managed to force the tie-break.

It seemed like it was all over because Iran controled the game very well leading 11-13, but then big Brazilian heart pulled of a stunning comeback and won 15-13.

Mahmoudi was on fire with 22 points, while Sidao ended with 16 in Brazil.

 

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Carlos June 6, 2014 - 9:10 pm

Iran deserved to win!

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John June 13, 2014 - 9:50 pm

pulled of? I think you are trying to say pulled off!

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