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GP 2016: Turkey destroy Japan in block to win thriller, USA beat Germany

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source: fivb.com; Photo: fivb.com

Turkey are back on the winning track in the 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix.

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In Pool E clash of Group 1 (first round of the second weekend) in Long Beach, California, USA, Turkish National Team ended two-game losing streak and recovered twice against Japan, from 0-1 and 1-2 to got 3-2 (21-25, 25-16, 23-25, 25-21, 15-13).

There are three words that can describe this match – domination in block. Believe it or not, Turkey had 28 comparing to 5 from Japan! That way, Turkey annulled as much as 43 errors.

Polen Uslupehlivan led Turkey in scoring with 25 points (6 blocks), Saori Sakoda had 16 in Japan.

In same pool, USA achieved hard-fought win over Germany 3-1 (25-17, 24-26, 25-10, 25-23). Karsta Lowe led US NT with 20 points. Louisa Lippmann collected 10 in Germany who remained without a single triumph so far. USA have 3-1 record.

Preliminary Round / 1st group – 2nd weekend /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
19th game 17. 06. 2016 16:00 Brazil ( W ) VS Serbia ( W ) 2:3 25:16; 31:29; 19:25; 19:25; 16:18 STAT  
20th game 17. 06. 2016 17:10 Turkey ( W ) VS Japan ( W ) 3:2 21:25; 25:16; 23:25; 25:21; 15:13    
21th game 17. 06. 2016 17:30 Russia ( W ) VS The Netherlands ( W ) 3:0 25:17; 25:23; 28:26    
22th game 17. 06. 2016 19:10 USA ( W ) VS Germany ( W ) 3:1 25:17; 24:26; 25:10; 25:23    
23th game 17. 06. 2016 20:00 China ( W ) VS Belgium ( W ) 3:0 25:19; 25:17; 25:22    
24th game 17. 06. 2016 20:30 Thailand ( W ) VS Italy ( W ) 0:0      
25th game 18. 06. 2016 14:30 Brazil ( W ) VS Belgium ( W ) 0:0      
26th game 18. 06. 2016 17:00 China ( W ) VS Serbia ( W ) 0:0      
27th game 18. 06. 2016 17:10 Turkey ( W ) VS Germany ( W ) 0:0      
28th game 18. 06. 2016 17:30 Thailand ( W ) VS Russia ( W ) 0:0      
29th game 18. 06. 2016 19:10 USA ( W ) VS Japan ( W ) 0:0      
30th game 18. 06. 2016 20:30 The Netherlands ( W ) VS Italy ( W ) 0:0      
31th game 19. 06. 2016 13:00 Belgium ( W ) VS Serbia ( W ) 0:0      
32th game 19. 06. 2016 15:10 Japan ( W ) VS Germany ( W ) 0:0      
33th game 19. 06. 2016 15:30 China ( W ) VS Brazil ( W ) 0:0      
34th game 19. 06. 2016 17:10 USA ( W ) VS Turkey ( W ) 0:0      
35th game 19. 06. 2016 17:30 The Netherlands ( W ) VS Thailand ( W ) 0:0      
36th game 19. 06. 2016 20:30 Russia ( W ) VS Italy ( W ) 0:0      

 

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