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JEQ W: Croatia lost against Germany in five sets

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source: cev.lu

Germany debuted in the competition by edging Croatia after coming back from two sets down (22-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, and 15-10). Read more about latest volleyball news, games reports, and statistics on WorldofVolley.

Germany-Croatia

Germany-Croatia

Croatia imposed their pace by claiming the first set of their fixture with Germany (25-22) and though the players mentored by head coach Han Abbing fought bravely in the second, Croatia scored five in a row to claim a 2:0 lead in sets (25-19).

Playing under pressure Germany was able to unleash their full potential in the third set helped also by some errors by the Croatian girls (25-23) before a nail-biting race followed in the fourth.

The teams played point for point there but Germany showed real mental strength in the final rush to call for the tie-break (25-23).

There Croatia evidently felt the pressure and could not keep up with Germany that eventually brought it home at 15-10 for a 3:2 come-from-behind win. 

To read more news from this competition click on 2013 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship – European Qualification.

Find the full stats from this game on Statistics.

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