The Dutch volleybalsters have their second victory in the Nations League booked. The female team of coach Jamie Morrison defeated Bulgaria 3-1. In the European League won the Dutch volleybalmannen with 2-3 by Spain.
The volleybalsters were in Apeldoorn with a 22-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19 too strong for Bulgaria, the number sixteen of the world. The Eastern-European formation promoted last season to the Nations League.
Orange played just as in the previous duels without a number of fixed values. The number four of the last world CHAMPIONSHIP, was the initially difficult against Bulgaria, but with Laura Dijkema as spelverdeelster in the team came to change that.
In the second set, recovered in the Netherlands and in the next two sets went the home team profit for itself. Marrit Jasper crowned with 21 points top scorer for the formation of Morrison.
The volleybalsters succeeded Tuesday as not to stunt against Brazil. Thursday they play in the third match in Apeldoorn against Poland.
In the previous four matches won the volleybalsters only of South Korea. Except of Brazil became world champion Serbia and Turkey lost. Orange now occupies the ninth place. The top five places for the final round, which at the end of July in China takes place.
Volleyball players bending behind against Spain
In the Spanish Soria made the national volleyball team to a difficult victory in Spain, the number 35 of the world: 16-25, 25-18, 24-26, 25-22, 12-15. The team of the new coach Roberto Piazza won also the second match in the European League.
The Spanish names in the third set 19-15-ahead, but thanks to the strong service of Fabian Paste bow and the Netherlands, the backlog in order. The global number fifteen lost the fourth company, but, in the deciding set in order.
Orange started the European League last Sunday with a victory over Croatia, and going to be the leadership in the group of four teams. This coming Sunday, Estonia is the last opponent in the group stage. Only the group winners of the place for the Final Four on 21 and 22 June.