Brazil overturns USA and takes Cuba in men's volleyball semi

Brazil overturns USA and takes Cuba in men's volleyball semi

August 3, 2019 0 By admin

Brazil beat the United States on Saturday and is qualified for the men's volleyball semifinal at the Pan American Games. Even though only having to win a set to advance, the Brazilian team achieved the goal with a lot of emotion. The next opponent of the Brazilian team will be Cuba. The game takes place this Saturday, at 20:30, Brasília time. In the other semifinal, Argentina faces Chile.

The United States needed the victory to stay alive in the competition and opened 2 sets at 0, 23-25 ​​and 21-25. Marcelo Fronckowiak's team reacted authoritatively and closed the next three sets with leftovers. With beautiful performances by Kadu and Rogerinho, Brazil won the third set by 25-17.

In the fourth set, Brazil, as in every match, started well and even opened five points of advantage. The team managed to manage well the score and closed in 25-19. In the fifth and decisive, US nervousness helped the Brazilian team, which played well and closed the game with a 15-9.

Brazil is currently ranked fourth in the overall medal table with 15 gold, 14 silver and 24 bronze. The United States leads, followed by Mexico and Canada.

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