Thirty-seven errors and 16 Dutch blocks secured the Netherlands a five-set win over Turkey on Tuesday, meanwhile 37 errors were just two much for Germany to overcome as it let a 2-0 lead slip away into a five-set loss.
Hande Baladin will be playing for Galatasaray this coming season.
Turkey won its third straight match in Thailand with a dominant offensive showing in a sweep of South Korea. Japan mounted an awe-inspiring comeback effort, rallying from down 2-0 in the match, down five points in Set 4 and facing two match-points in Set 5 to steal away a victory over Thailand.
A strong service game and dominant hitting effort led by Yuki Ishii pushed Japan past South Korea on Wednesday, while an all-around team effort and four double-digit scorers lifted Turkey to a four-set win over Thailand.
Current Turkish League’s runner ups Eczacibasi will do everything in its power for a better chance at the title this upcoming season
Russia boasted a 22-13 lead in blocks to rally for a 5-set victory over Turkey after falling behind 2-1 in the match. Serbia rode double-digit scoring efforts by Brankica Mihajlovic, Bojana Milenkovic and Stefana Veljkovic to an easy sweep of Belgium to keep pace atop the VNL leaderboard.
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.
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