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GP 2014: Brazil saddened USA

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source: fivb.org; photo:fivb.org

Brazil won their sixth straight match in the World Grand Prix 2014 by defeating the USA with 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 29-27).

Brazil

Brazil

USA’s opposite  Kelly Murphy topped the scorers with 17 points, followed by team-mate Foluke Akinradewo, with 13. In the Brazilian side, the most prominent players were Thaisa Menezes, with 12 points, and Sheilla Castro, with 10.

USA coach Karch Kiraly: “It is a shame we lost this match. Brazil is a great team, played really well and we made a lot of mistakes. We cannot expect to win making so many mistakes as we did today. But it was really fun playing in Brazil. The energy is fantastic”.

Brazil coach Ze Roberto:The USA team plays in the same level as ours, so it is very good to win. We improved a lot and the fans played a great role supporting us during the whole match”.

 

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Observing August 11, 2014 - 11:54 am

I still don’t understand why the American coach didn’t change players earlier in the first two games – injecting Robinson into the game and possibly others. Robinson made the third game very competitive energizing the team even though she made some errors as well.

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Laurence August 11, 2014 - 7:34 pm

Brazil’s Game was outstanding especially the Blockings and Floor defense they’re superb, Thaisa and Fabiana was aggressive in blocking while Fe Garay sheilla and Jacquiline dominated the scoring and ofcourse with Camilla Brait with the floor defense..

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