South American giants prevailed over their fierce rivals from Europe 3-1 (23-25, 25-15, 25-15, 27-25) with rarely seen domination in block when the two close teams meet 17-8! In addition to two perfectly played sets (set 2 and set 3), it was enough for their smooth win.
Natália Pereira topped Brazil’s scorers with 15 points (5 blocks), but Fabiana Claudino closed all passages to Italy’s attackers with 7 blocks! On the other side Paola Egonu had 15 points.
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