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After falling behind 2-0, Brazil rallied for a five-set win over Columbia to remain atop Pool C, while Mexico won every statistical category in a sweep of Argentina to wrap up Day 2.
The United States wrapped up the Volleyball Nations League round-robin action atop the standings table, clinching the top spot with an all-around team effort in a sweep of last place Argentina.
Serbia served up 10 aces and edged Argentina in every other statistical category in a sweep.
Argentina finally broke through into the win column with a home sweep of South Korea at home in Santa Fe on Tuesday.
Japan was just too much for Argentina offensively, registering 15 more kills, in a sweep, which mathematically eliminated Argentina from Final 6 contention. Paola Egonu and Miryam Fatime Sylla paced Italy with double-digit scoring efforts as the Italians issued top-ranked China their first loss in Pool 12.
The Netherlands showed why it is one of the world’s hottest team, closing out Week 1 undefeated after routing Russia. Meanwhile, Thai continue its historic success against Argentina, having never lost a single set against the team in international play.
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