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Atanasijevic and Kovacevic help Serbia claim 'Clash of the Titans' with Russia to finish second in Pool C

Bari, Italy, September 18, 2018 – On Tuesday night, Serbia edged Russia at the tiebreak (25-21, 24-26, 25-17, 22-25, 15-12), boosted by the outstanding performance of their opposite Aleksandar Atanasijevic along with outside hitter Uros Kovacevic, who scored 23 and 21 points respectively. The players around head coach Nikola Grbic ended their journey in Pool C as runners-up to fly to Varna with four wins and 12 points to take into the second round of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship.

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Podrascanin: "Tonight we claimed a great win over a Russian team that many regarded as the strongest in the world"

Bari, Italy, September 18, 2018 - Serbia and Russia, lying in second and third place respectively going into this match, locked horns to determine the final standings in Pool C. With the USA recording five wins in as many matches and 13 points to secure the top spot in the pool, the Balkan team played the reigning European champions – and emerged victorious at the tiebreak. As a result, Serbia will be flying to Varna, Bulgaria, while the men around head coach Sergei Shliapnikov are joining co-hosts Italy in Milan.

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Match Statistics by Teams

64
Spike
63
4
Block
9
13
Serve
6
30
Opp. Errors
23
111
Total
101

31
Dig
29
25
Reception
38
98
Set
108

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Match Results (P2)

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Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
14 Aleksandar Atanasijevic 23 19 34 0 13 4 18
2 Uros Kovacevic 21 18 29 1 6 2 17
8 Marko Ivovic 16 10 12 3 4 3 15
20 Srecko Lisinac 11 7 13 0 11 4 26
18 Marko Podrascanin 5 5 7 0 8 0 10
16 Drazen Luburic 3 3 6 0 1 0 2
3 Milan Katic 2 2 2 0 1 0 2
1 Aleksandar Okolic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Nemanja Petric 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Petar Krsmanovic 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
9 Nikola Jovovic 0 0 1 0 4 0 15
17 Neven Majstorovic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Nikola Rosic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Ivan Kostic 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
18 Egor Kliuka 19 17 29 2 3 0 18
17 Maxim Mikhaylov 16 14 36 1 4 1 16
13 Dmitriy Muserskiy 15 11 16 1 5 3 17
7 Dmitry Volkov 14 11 19 2 6 1 13
20 Ilyas Kurkaev 9 6 9 2 9 1 19
15 Victor Poletaev 3 3 4 0 0 0 3
9 Yury Berezhko 1 0 0 1 1 0 1
12 Alexander Butko 1 1 1 0 1 0 2
2 Ilia Vlasov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Artem Volvich 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Sergey Grankin 0 0 0 0 4 0 12
8 Alexey Rodichev 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Alexander Sokolov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Alexey Verbov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Rankings

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
USA
5 5 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 13 15 5 3.000 456 383 1.190
2
Serbia
5 4 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 12 14 7 2.000 476 430 1.106
3
Russia
5 3 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 10 12 6 2.000 422 366 1.153
4
Australia
5 2 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 7 9 11 0.818 428 442 0.968
5
Cameroon
5 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 4 12 0.333 334 398 0.839
6
Tunisia
5 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 15 0.133 317 414 0.765

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