Iran Rally to Win World League Volleyball Match against Italy Again

(iransportspress.com) Farsnewsagency – The Iranian volleyball squad thrashed the Italian men’s team 3-1 on Sunday afternoon to win the second of the two FIVB World League volleyball matches against the world champions at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

The Asian champions won their guests in the first, second and fourth sets (25-22, 25-19, 19-25 and 25-20) in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World League at Azadi Stadium in Tehran this afternoon.

In the first match of the two teams in Tehran, the Iranian men’s national volleyball team trounced Italy 3-0 (25-18, 25-20 and 25-15) at Azadi Stadium on Friday evening.

This was the fourth and last match of the two teams.

Iran had lost two matches to the Italians with similar 3-0 results in the first leg of the two teams’ confrontations in Italy last month.

In their other world league confrontations this year, the Asian champions had won two and lost two other matches against Brazil.

Iran now stand the second in their Group with 12 points from 8 games and right behind the Italians who have gathered 15 points from a similar number of matches. Poland with 11 and Brazil with 9 points stand in the third and fourth place.

The Asian champions now get ready for their last four matches in the group stage against the Polish in Tehran and Warsaw with high hopes of qualifying for the next round of the 2014 FIVB World League.