10. 10. 2018

WCH 2018 W: The first loss of Serbia, Japan on the wings

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Serbia have suffered the first loss at the FIVB World Championship by the hosts Japan.


Miyu Nagaoka and Sarina Koga with 19 points each led Japan against Serbia to win 3-1 (15-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-23).

Yuki Ishii added 13 for Japan in the victory while Milena Rasic was the high scorer for Serbia with a match-high 20 points.

Now situation on the standings in Pool E is very complicated. Serbia, Japan and the Netherlands all have 7-1 win-loss and 21 points while Brazil have 6-2 and 18 points. 

The last matches between Serbia and the Netherlands as well between Japan and Brazil will decide which teams will go to the Final 6.

Pool E

DAY 3 -October 10:

Dominican Republic – Mexico 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-15)

Brazil – Netherlands 3-2 (21-25, 25-18, 27-27, 25-19, 15-7)

Germany – Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-23, 25-27, 29-27, 25-22)

Serbia – Japan 1-3 (25-15, 23-25, 23-25, 23-25)

Standings: Serbia (7-1) 21, Japan (7-1) 21, Netherlands (7-1) 21, Brazil (6-2) 18, Germany (5-3) 14, Dom. Republica (4-4) 13, Puerto Rico (2-6) 6, Mexico (1-7) 3.


Check out the results and standings at the World Championship 2018 W page.

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