2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Preliminary Pool C Sept. 12-18, 2018 Bari, Italy Pool C: No. 2 USA, No….
Poland was dominant in all phases of the game against Puerto Rico, earning its second win of the World Championships. Iran also moved to 2-0 with a four-set win over co-hosts Bulgaria.
The United States moved to 2-0 atop Pool C, holding on for a five-set win over Australia on Thursday.
A nagging thigh injury for Kevin Le Roux flared in the first set of France’s win against China on Wednesday, and he’ll sit out against Brazil on Thursday.
Team USA beat Serbia 3-2 in the biggest match of Wednesday at the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championships.
An overwhelming offensive effort gave Iran the advantage in a sweep of Puerto Rico, while Poland relied on its block in a four-set win over Cuba to kick off the second day of Pool D play.
It didn’t take long for the WCH to give fans its biggest upset of the tournament so far, as Belgium handed Argentina a tough 3-1 loss.
Pool C got started with a trio of matches in Bari, Italy, on Wednesday. Cameroon and Russia walked away with sweeps, while the United States survived a five-set battle with Serbia.
French fans can now breathe easily
Pool favorites France, Brazil, and Canada all debuted at the tournament with relatively easy 3-0 wins