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Team USA’s Matthew Anderson was chosen as the tournament’s best outside hitter despite his team’s poor performance
Brazil wins its fifth WGCC gold. Team USA greatly underachieves, loses to a depleted Italian team, and is knocked out of the podium.
The WGCC finally reaches its final day with four teams with a mathematical chance at the gold medal.
Italy took down France on day four of the World Grand Champions Cup, while Team USA is looking to build themselves back up to boost their positioning in the competition.
Brazil’s 3-2 win against the USA all but gives the South Americans the tournament title, even though three other teams have mathematical chances at it.
France has had a less than expected start at the World Grand Champions Cup, with a 1-2 record and currently sitting in fifth place.
Today’s winner will put one hand in the trophy. Meanwhile, Iran and Italy will face off against Japan and France, respectively, in an attempt to stay alive in the title race.
Team USA hands the World League’s champions a 3-0 loss. They are now in first place of the round robin tournament with two games still left to go. Meanwhile, Brazil and Italy won their games, and trail the American team closely in the standings.
Italy is looking to extend their hot win streak after they downed the defending champions, Brazil, in a five-set upset against the hosts Japan.