USA and Canada lost to Brazil and Argentina


HIROSHIMA, Japan, October 10, 2019 - Brazil used a quick offense and tough blocking to remain undefeated at 7-0 after a 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-17) victory over United States at the FIVB Men’ Volleyball World Cup on Thursday in Hiroshima, Japan.


The U.S. Men (5-2) will look to bounce back on Friday against Canada (3-4).


Brazil led in kills (45-40) and dominated in blocks (8-1). The U.S. led in aces (6-5). The U.S. gave Brazil 17 points in errors while Brazil had 15.


Alan Souza and Yoandy Leal led Brazil with 16 and 15 points, respectively. Aaron Russell led the U.S. with 16 points, while Garrett Muagututia added 11 points.


Also on Thursday, Argentina beat Canada 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-20). Canada’s Stephen Maar was match top scorer with 15 points; Argentina’s Bruno Lima contributed 14.