Volleyball, Nations League: Italy lost 3-1 to Brazil

Volleyball, Nations League: Italy lost 3-1 to Brazil
Volleyball, Nations League: Italy lost 3-1 to Brazil

RIMINI – Italy comes out with their heads held high from the challenge against the first of the class, the Brazil of Bruninho, Lucarelli and Leal, who had to struggle to win the 12th victory of this Nations League. 3-1 at the end for the national Olympic champion in Rio 2016, in front of an Italy that has not stopped fighting for a moment, dragged by Michieletto and Recine who, respectively with 20 and 17 points, have signed another excellent performance . The difference is certainly the experience of a group, like the Brazilian one, who arrived in Rimini to better prepare for the next Olympics. In the challenge, which saw many green and gold veterans from the Italian championship take to the field, it is worth noting the good group performance for the Azzurri. Valentini gave space to Nelli, author of 5 points at the end, and to Pinali (13), giving minutes of play also to Bottolo, Spirito and Vitelli.

Upcoming matches against Russia and Germany

Italy will take the field again on Tuesday, at 21, against Russia, another level opponent in the final rush of the Nations League, which will end for the Azzurri on Wednesday against Germany. “We are happy to have come out with our heads held high against an opponent like Brazil – declared Riccardo Sbertoli – They did very well in the service, but their key to winning was experience. We have two more races ahead of us that we will try to play. win. I don’t know what matches they will be, certainly two battles await us. We are a young group, today’s performance confirms our growth. “

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