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Nimir Abdel-Aziz secures fifth victory for the Netherlands in hard-fought matchup with Finland

Milan, Italy, September 22, 2018 – The second day of Pool E matches at the Forum di Assago in Milan started with the Netherlands and Finland delivering a real show for a sell-out crowd. At the end of an incredible two-hour game, the Netherlands claimed a 3-1 victory (25-19, 23-25, 25-16, 25-13). Man of the match was spiker Nimir Abdel-Aziz who scored 22 times for the Netherlands, while opposite Urpo Sivula set the pace for Finland with 23 points.

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Nimir: "This victory confirms that the Netherlands are back among the top teams in the world"

Milan, Italy, September 22, 2018 – On Saturday, the Netherlands beat Finland 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-16, 25-13) to improve their record to five wins and two losses in Pool E in Milan.

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Match Statistics by Teams

54
Spike
45
15
Block
4
13
Serve
6
16
Opp. Errors
18
98
Total
73

12
Dig
6
18
Reception
30
1
Set
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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 Nimir Abdel-Aziz 22 18 30 2 4 2 12
4 Thijs Ter Horst 16 14 23 1 3 1 13
15 Thomas Koelewijn 14 9 12 5 8 0 10
6 Jasper Diefenbach 10 3 5 5 8 2 11
7 Gijs Jorna 6 4 7 0 2 2 17
1 Daan Van Haarlem 5 1 5 1 2 3 20
3 Maarten Van Garderen 4 3 3 0 1 1 2
17 Michael Parkinson 3 2 3 1 2 0 4
10 Jeroen Rauwerdink 2 0 0 0 0 2 8
2 Wessel Keemink 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Dirk Sparidans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Tim Smit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Wouter Ter Maat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Just Dronkers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
10 Urpo Sivula 23 20 35 2 2 1 14
7 Niko Suihkonen 9 8 18 1 1 0 10
11 Sauli Sinkkonen 6 4 11 0 2 2 13
14 Markus Kaurto 6 3 5 1 2 2 10
8 Elviss Krastins 5 5 18 0 3 0 9
2 Eemi Tervaportti 4 3 4 0 2 1 12
9 Tommi Siirilä 2 2 6 0 3 0 3
3 Mikko Esko 0 0 2 0 2 0 1
4 Lauri Kerminen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Antti Ronkainen 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
15 Henrik Porkka 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Samuli Kaislasalo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Niklas Breilin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sakari, Antti Mäkinen 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
Italy
8 7 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 22 23 6 3.833 691 568 1.216
2
Russia
8 6 2 5 0 1 1 1 0 18 21 8 2.625 675 578 1.167
3
Netherlands
8 5 3 0 4 1 0 1 2 14 16 15 1.066 692 661 1.046
4
Finland
8 2 6 0 1 1 1 2 3 6 10 21 0.476 638 719 0.887

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