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WL 2016: What a moment for first win! Argentina down European champions

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Argentina reached their first win in the 2016 FIVB World League - Group 1 by beating title holders and CEV European Championship winners!

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Argentina

In a thrilling encounter of the second weekend in Pool D1 in Łódź, South American side threw France on their knees for premiere win in the World League 3-2 (19-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-27, 15-13).

Head coach of France, Laurent Tillie, started the match with combined line-up (without Toniutti, Tillie and Le Goff) which gave the wings to Argentina. France allowed themsleves tp drop the win in tie-break as they had 9-7. But, Argentina made 5-1 run. France had another chance as they came back to 13-13. Still, Argentinian National Team was determined to claim the victory today 15-13.

Antonin Rouzier collected 29 points for France. Sebastián Solé scored 19 for Argentina who had five players with double digits unlike France (three).

Australia were also on a good way to claim their first win in campaign but succumbed to more experienced and more balanced team of USA 3-1 (20-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-20).

Paul Carroll outscored Matt Anderson (20 points vs. 18 points) in Pool E1 clash in Rome, Italy but „Aussies“ will have to wait for a bit more to feel the sweatness of a triumph in this year’s World League.

Preliminary Round / 1st group – 2nd weekend /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
19th game 23. 06. 2016 16:00 Iran VS Bulgaria 3:1 18:25; 25:20; 25:23; 25:20    
20th game 23. 06. 2016 19:00 Brazil VS Serbia 1:3 25:19; 15:25; 21:25; 22:25 STAT  
21th game 24. 06. 2016 16:00 Brazil VS Iran 3:1 25:18; 24:26; 25:16; 25:17 STAT  
22th game 24. 06. 2016 17:00 Belgium VS USA 3:2 17:25; 25:20; 25:21; 21:25; 15:10 STAT  
23th game 24. 06. 2016 17:10 Russia VS France 0:3 22:25; 34:36; 20:25    
24th game 24. 06. 2016 19:00 Serbia VS Bulgaria 3:1 25:18; 21:25; 25:19; 25:23 STAT  
25th game 24. 06. 2016 20:00 Australia VS Italy 0:3 15:25; 27:29; 17:25    
26th game 24. 06. 2016 20:10 Poland VS Argentina 3:1 26:24; 31:29; 36:38; 25:22    
27th game 25. 06. 2016 16:00 Bulgaria VS Brazil 0:3 14:25; 21:25; 12:25    
28th game 25. 06. 2016 17:00 USA VS Australia 3:1 20:25; 25:17; 25:23; 25:20    
29th game 25. 06. 2016 17:10 France VS Argentina 2:3 25:19; 21:25; 23:25; 27:25; 13:15    
30th game 25. 06. 2016 19:00 Iran VS Serbia 0:0      
31th game 25. 06. 2016 20:00 Italy VS Belgium 0:0      
32th game 25. 06. 2016 20:10 Poland VS Russia 0:0      
33th game 26. 06. 2016 15:30 Australia VS Belgium 0:0      
34th game 26. 06. 2016 17:10 Argentina VS Russia 0:0      
35th game 26. 06. 2016 18:30 USA VS Italy 0:0      
36th game 26. 06. 2016 20:10 Poland VS France 0:0      

 

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