Mighty Iran showed full power! First defeat for USA!

Iran has defeated USA in straight sets – 3-0 (25:19, 29:27, 25:20)!

It was the first game of Iran at home court in the World League 2015 and it was indeed a game to remember! Squad led by Slobodan Kovač hosted theUSA, the leader of the Pool and the only team with the maximum score so far in the competition… Well, they do not have the maximum score anymore!

Iran has defeated USA and remained in the race for the World League Final-Six!

Home side finished the match in just three sets, while the second one was probably the decisive. USA had the lead throughout the whole set and even had couple of set points. But, after saving all of them, it was time for Iran to try to finish the set. That was the job for the local hero – Sayed Mousavi! He served and finished the set – 29:27!

Carried by their loud fans Iranian players were flying all over the court in the third set and they finished the game in style – with an ace by Milad Ebadipour Ghara.

The top scorers in the winning side were Shahram Mahmoudi with 16 points, while Sayed Mousavi added 10. On the other side, Aaron Russell was leading USA with 13 points.

Check out the latest standings in Pool B:

USA 17 (6-1), Poland 14 (5-2), Iran 10 (3-4), Russia 1 (0-7).

FIVB INTERCONTINENTAL ROUND / POOL B /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 28. 05. 2015 20:15 Poland vs Russia 3:0 25:16; 25:17; 25:20 VIDEO
2nd game 29. 05. 2015 20:15 Poland vs Russia 3:2 25:19; 24:26; 20:25; 25:19; 18:16 VIDEO
3rd game 30. 05. 2015 19:00 USA vs Iran 3:1 25:19; 25:22; 23:25; 25:23 VIDEO
4th game 31. 05. 2015 16:00 USA vs Iran 3:1 25:16; 25:16; 20:25; 25:20 VIDEO
5th game 05. 06. 2015 19:00 USA vs Russia 3:1 25:18; 24:26; 25:15; 28:26 VIDEO
6th game 05. 06. 2015 20:15 Poland vs Iran 3:1 25:20; 25:22; 21:25; 27:25 VIDEO
7th game 06. 06. 2015 19:00 USA vs Russia 3:0 25:23; 25:21; 25:16 VIDEO
8th game 06. 06. 2015 20:15 Poland vs Iran 3:2 22:25; 25:22; 25:16; 22:25; 15:6 VIDEO
9th game 12. 06. 2015 19:00 USA vs Poland 3:2 23:25; 25:23; 19:25; 25:22; 15:9 VIDEO
10th game 13. 06. 2015 18:00 Russia vs Iran 1:3 25:20; 16:25; 19:25; 23:25 VIDEO
11th game 13. 06. 2015 19:00 USA vs Poland 3:1 23:25; 25:23; 25:15; 25:17 VIDEO
12th game 14. 06. 2015 18:00 Russia vs Iran 0:3 20:25; 18:25; 21:25 VIDEO
13th game 19. 06. 2015 18:00 Russia vs Poland 1:3 32:30, 14:25, 22:25, 18:25
14th game 19. 06. 2015 21:00 Iran vs USA 3:0 25:19, 29:27, 25:20
15th game 20. 06. 2015 18:00 Russia vs Poland 0:0
16th game 21. 06. 2015 21:00 Iran vs USA 0:0
17th game 26. 06. 2015 18:00 Russia vs USA 0:0
18th game 26. 06. 2015 21:00 Iran vs Poland 0:0
19th game 27. 06. 2015 18:00 Russia vs USA 0:0
20th game 28. 06. 2015 21:00 Iran vs Poland 0:0
21th game 03. 07. 2015 20:15 Poland vs USA 0:0
22th game 03. 07. 2015 21:00 Iran vs Russia 0:0
23th game 04. 07. 2015 20:15 Poland vs USA 0:0
24th game 04. 07. 2015 21:00 Iran vs USA 0:0

By WorldofVolley