The Dominican Republic bested Argentina in every statistical category in a sweep for its first Volleyball Nations League win, while Brazil used its powerful offense to hand home-standing Turkey its first VNL defeat.
Turkey looks to maintain its unbeaten pace with Brazil looking to challenge while Dominican Republic and Argentina try to get win #1.
Turkey spread the offense around, with eight players tallying a kill, and used both of its setters in a sweep of Poland. The Turkish side had to rally in Set 3 to close out the win, coming back from a 12-7 deficit to grab the 25-23 win and go undefeated on the week.
Day 2 of Volleyball Nations League action brought redemption for many sides, but also saw World #2 United States edged by a young Turkish squad. To see the agony and ecstasy of each match, we’ve included a short recap of the action and also quotes from the involved parties.
Turkey outdid the United States across the statsheet, besting the Americans in kills (62-60), blocks (20-17) and aces (8-5), although the USA did rally back from down 2-0 to force a fifth set, before falling in tiebreak.
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