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VNL F6 M: Russia outplay USA in battle for top spot in Pool B

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source: volleyball.world; Photo: fivb.org

Russia outplayed USA in the battle for the top spot in Pool B in the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League Final Six in Lille, France.


Russia vs. USA

Russia vs. USA

 

Russia got a hold on the pole position in Pool B before the semifinals as they beat the United States in straight sets with both teams securing a semifinal berth in the previous round – 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-21).

The „Zbornaya“ exposed themselves as favorites No.1 for winning an inaugural edition of the Nations League since they clinched eight of the last nine games prior to this one, sending USA on Pool A leaders (still unknown) in the semis.

Maksim Mikhailov led Russia today with 16 points, while Aaron Russell made 14 points for the United States, of which he chipped half of them in the opening set.

 

To see complete results, stats, and standings, visit our FIVB Volleyball Nations League 2018 / Male / Seniors page.

 

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Bp July 7, 2018 - 7:54 am

Outplay. The most frequent word on this website for sure.

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