#VNL Final Six Day 2: USA & Brazil Clinch Semifinal Bids with Sweeps
The United States swept Poland as they join Brazil in clinching bids to the semifinals of the VNL.
United States Qualifies for #VNL Semifinals, Sander Leaves Injured
With a 3-0 win over Poland, the United States qualifies for the VNL Semifinals with Russia in Pool B. Taylor Sander left the match with an injury late in the 3rd set.
Sander, Patch Return for USA For #VNL Final 6
Taylor Sander missed the last 4 weeks of group play while awaiting the birth of his first child. Now a father, he’ll return to Team USA for the Final 6.
Headed Into the Final Six, France is the Favorite to Win the #VNL
Heading into the Final Six, France is seen as the betting favorite to win the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League’s first edition.
#VNL Final Four Preview: Brazil vs. Turkey, USA vs. China
China and the United States will battle for a spot in the finals against either Brazil or Turkey at the 2018 Volleyball Nations League.
Final #VNL Preliminary Standings: France, Russia, USA are 1, 2, 3
After 120 matches, the stage is set for the inaugural men’s Volleyball Nations League Final Six.
Anderson Leads USA to Sweep of Italy, 3rd Place in VNL Prelims
It was far from a clean game, but the United States got three points with a sweep of Italy in its VNL finale to claim third place in the standings through the preliminary round.
Serbia, Brazil Move Into VNL Final Six, Poland/Italy Waiting
Five of the six spots in the Final Six are booked as Brazil and Serbia claimed their tickets to France with wins on Saturday.
Young American Lineup Falls to Russia in Sweep
With its ticket to France for the Final Six already in hand, the United States decided to rest most of its starting lineup, opting to give a young roster of a players a shot and fell to Russia 3-0 in a close match.
Standings Update: France, Russia, USA Are Set for #VNL Final Six
Coming into Friday’s action, the United States needed one point to secure its spot in the VNL Final Six and the Americans got just that with a five-set loss to top seeded France. Russia also earned the right to plan its trip to Lille, France, with a sweep of Italy.