This year’s volleyball takes on a blush. Match after game, changes in the top of the table take place. So far, only one thing has remained unchanged. Nobody was able to defeat the hellishly strong representation. But the winning streak of John Speraw’s charges had to be interrupted one day. They became their conquerors.
The US is losing to Iran. Changes to the top of the League of Nations table and promotion of the Polish national team
The beginning was extremely even. The fight was point for point. However, at 4: 4, Iran won three more stocks and built a safe advantage for itself. The Americans tried to compensate for the losses, but without much success. In the following minutes, the rivals dominated John Speraw’s team even more and finally won it to.
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The next edition of the match started similarly to the first set. Again, the fight was point for point. The Iran team again managed to gain a three-point lead, but this time the Americans shook off the momentary crisis and did not let their rivals escape, leading to 17 points. In it, Iran turned out to be stronger.
The third part of the game is almost a carbon copy of the second set. Both teams fought a fierce battle to win until the very end. This time, none of the teams could gain a greater advantage, so it decided to win again. The United States even had a set ball but did not use it, which took revenge a few minutes later. Ultimately, Iran won this set 27:25 and the whole game 3-0. This is the first defeat of the Americans in this edition of the tournament.
The US-Iran clash was the last game of the day in the League of Nations. The loss of the Americans significantly changed the balance of power in the field, as John Speraw’s players fell by two places. The leader was, which on Thursday triumphed against the Netherlands 3-0. They also moved up to the second place, which beat Canada 3-0.
On Thursday, the losing streak was also interrupted by the national team, which won after three defeats in a row. This time Serbia lost 3-0 in the Olympics. Another meeting was to take place on June 23 at 9:00 CET. they should fight China. However, this match did not take place in the end. Because our western neighbors boycotted the meeting and forfeited it. The reason for the decision of the Germans was the fact that just a few days earlier, as many as 21 members of the Chinese team tested positive for the presence of the coronavirus.
League of Nations. The current table
- France – 6 matches – 5 wins, 1 defeat, 15 points, 16: 4 sets balance
- Poland – 6 matches – 5 wins, 1 defeat, 15 points, 16: 5 sets balance
- United States – 6 matches, 5 wins, 1 defeat, 14 points, 15: 7
- Japan – 5 matches – 4 wins, 1 defeat, 13 points, 14: 6 sets balance
- Italy – 5 matches – 4 wins, 1 defeat, 12 points, 12: 5 sets balance
- Netherlands – 6 matches – 3 wins, 3 defeats, 9 points, the balance of the sets 10: 9
- Brazil – 6 matches – 3 wins, 3 defeats, 9 points, the balance of the sets 11:10
- Slovenia – 6 matches – 3 wins, 3 defeats, 9 points, the balance of the sets 10:11
- Iran – 6 matches – 3 wins, 3 defeats, 9 points, the balance of the sets is 9:11
- Germany – 6 matches – 3 wins, 3 defeats, 7 points, the balance of the sets 10:13
- China – 6 matches – 2 wins, 4 defeats, 6 points, the balance of the sets 9:12
- Serbia – 6 matches – 2 wins, 4 defeats, 6 points, the balance of the sets 10:15
- Canada – 6 matches – 2 wins, 4 defeats, 5 points, the balance of the sets 6:15
- Bulgaria – 5 matches – 1 win, 5 defeats, 5 points, the balance of sets 8:12
- Argentina – 6 matches – 1 win, 4 defeats, 4 points, balance of sets 8:16
- Australia – 5 matches – 0 wins (5 defeats), 0 points, balance of sets 2:15