The United States defeated Serbia 3-0 on Friday (6) to advance to the women’s volleyball final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. With wins in the semifinals 25/19, 25/15 and 25/23, the North Americans look forward to their first gold medal at the end of their fourth Olympics.
The United States won silver in the previous three finals: Los Angels-1984, Against China, and Beijing-2008 e London-2012, Against Brazil. In Barcelona -1992 And on Rio-2016 They got the bronze medal.
The final between the winner of the match between Brazil and South Korea, which will be played this Friday at 9:00 am (GMT), will take place on Sunday (8), at 1:30 am (GMT).
The first set started in a draw, but soon Serbia relied on Dijana Bokovic, and she became an easy target for the American siege, leaving just six points. The highlight of the winning team was Michelle P.Art-Hawkley, left with 7 points and needed to open the USA 1-0, 25 to 19 area.
Serbia lost in court. The reception of the European team could not control the fast services of the Americans and at all times check balls and counter-attack passes were issued. Boskovic was the only player to be sent off, but she was unable to attack and scored three points. The result was an easy 25-15 victory for the United States, who increased their lead to 2-0.
The decisive set is the set of all Serbia inactivity during the match. The Americans continued to force the service, scoring the best in the siege and taking advantage of their opponents’ extreme dependence on Boskovic. Under pressure, she hit decisive balls and saw no reaction from her teammates. At 25-23, the United States ended 3-0.
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