Serbia and USA play for second Round 2 victory


Serbia celebrate winning a point


•    United States have met Serbia three times at the World Championships as Yugoslavia.
•    United States won the first meeting in 1956, Yugoslavia won in 1998 and 2002.
•    These teams met four times at the 2014 World League, with United States winning three of these meetings.
•    United States defeated Serbia 3-0 in the group phase of the 2012 Olympic Games.


•    Serbia have won five World Championship matches in a row for the first time since 2006, when they won eight on the trot.
•    After losing 3-0 against Poland in the opening match, they have only lost three sets in the following five matches.
•    They need one more victory to equal their number of wins from the previous World Championship (6 in 2010).

United States

•    United States have won back-to-back matches at the World Championship and can win back-to-back matches for the first time since they won their first three at the 2010 World Championship.
•    United States have played two matches at the World Championships on 11 September. They lost 3-0 to Czechoslovakia in 1956 and defeated Turkey 3-0 in 1966.
•    They have won at least one set in 10 of their last 11 World Championship matches with the only exception being the Final 5-6 in 2010, when they lost 3-0 against Russia.


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