Finland opened the game by winning the first set 25-19! However, in the other three sets, Puerto Rico gave a huge resistance, winning two out of three sets and forcing the tie-break!
The players of Finland knew that they need a win in this game to advance to the second round and they played at a high level to clinch the match and book a ticket for the next round.
Elviss Krastins was the top scorer in Finland with 18 points, while on the other side, Maurice Torres had the top scoring performance so far at the World Champs, finishing the game with 37 points!
World Championship, day 6:
Standings: Italy 4-0 (12 points), Slovenia 3-0 (8 points), Belgium 2-2 (7 points), Argentina 1-2 (3 points), Japan 1-3 (3 points), Dominican Republic 0-4 (0)
Standings: Canada 3-0 (9 points), Netherlands 3-1 (9 points), France 2-2 (8 points), Brazil 2-1 (5 points), Egypt 1-3 (3), China 0-4 (0),
Standings: USA 4-0 (10 points), Serbia 3-1 (10 points), Russia 2-1 (6 points), Australia 1-2 (4 points), Cameroon 1-3 (3), Tunisia 0-3 (0)
Standings: Poland 3-0 (9 points), Iran 3-0 (9 points), Bulgaria 3-1 (9 points), Finland 2-2 (5), Cuba 0-4 (0), Puerto Rico 0-4 (1)
Check out the results and standings at the World Championship 2018 M page.
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