Poland won 3:0 in a FIVB Men’s World Championship match against Serbia in Varna, Bulgaria and made it to the third round of the tournament.
After two losses in the second round of the World Championship, Poland had to win the game against Serbia, if they wanted to remain in the tournament and defend their title of World Champions, won in Poland in 2014.
Poland dominated the beginning of the first set. The Serbs tried to reduce the advantage of the Polish team, but this part of the game was under the control of their rivals. Finally, Poland beat Serbia 25:17 in the first set.
The first moments of the second part of the game were more equal, but Poland was still leading 8:5 at the first technical break of the set. The domination of the Polish team was confirmed, and after two technical time-outs, Poland was leading 16:10. The Serbian team could not catch up and Poland won the second set with a large advantage, 25:16.
Poland was also in control of the third part of the game. At the first technical break, they lead 8:3 and maintained their advantage over the whole set. The final score of the third set was 25:14. Success in this match was Poland’s 100th victory during the FIVB Men’s World Championships.
One of the keys to this victory was a good serve. The Polish players gained 10 points from their serves, while Serbs only gained one.
Polska! 🇵🇱— Volleyball World (@FIVBVolleyball) September 23, 2018
The reigning world champions made it to the final six in Torino. They’ve just easily beaten 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-14) an already qualified Serbia 🇷🇸� in pool H in Varna.
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