As part of the quarterfinal match of the men's Volleyball League of Nations, the players of the national teams of the USA and Brazil will come face to face. On whose side will the victory be in this duel? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this meeting.
The USA volleyball team, unlike the women's national team, will try to reach the semifinals of the tournament. The Stars and Stripes will rush for victory in the League of Nations. However, in order to reach the 1/2 finals, you need to beat one of the favorites in a face–to-face match - Brazil. During the tournament, the U.S. national team was able to win 10 out of 12 matches. It is worth noting the fact that the last 4 games of the round-robin round were won. In particular, the Americans were stronger than such teams as Germany, France, Canada and Argentina.
As for the Brazilian team, it was very unstable in the round-robin round of the tournament, but still got into a series of decisive matches. It is worth noting that Selesao won 8 matches out of 12, scoring 24 points. It should be noted that in the last four games out of 5, the South American team was able to win. It was stronger than Bulgaria, Germany, Canada and Japan. At the same time, the only defeat happened in a duel against France, where the Brazilians were frankly weaker – 0:3.
Statistics and figures:
- USA is the favorite of the meeting;
- The Americans won 4 meetings out of the previous 5;
- Brazil has 4 wins in 5 games;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the opponents ended with a score of 3:1 in favor of the United States.
The Americans, it seems, are much stronger than their opponents. The "Stars and Stripes" should go out on the floor and beat their rivals. Our bet will be in favor of the favorite of today's duel.