Serbia edges host Canada in VNL

OTTAWA, Canada, June 10, 2019 - Serbia edged host Canada in a five-set battle to conclude the second week of actions in the FIVB Men's Nations League on Sunday.

Sunday 09 de June del 2019 21:00 PM

The European side defeated the North American squad 3-2 (25-17, 24-26, 25-21, 26-28, 15-12) for just its second victory in six outings. The Canadians are now 4-2.

Dusan Petkovic was the best Serbian attacker with 18 points. Milan Katic, Stevan Simic and Bozidar Vucicevic contributed 14, 13 and 10, respectively, in the win.

Sharone Vernon-Evans had a match-high 24 points, including three blocks and three aces, for Canada. John Gordon Perrin added 17 and Arthur Szwarc had 14, including five blocks.

Canada led in attacks 64-52 but gave away 41 points with unforced errors compared to 19 by the Serbians. The losers also held a slight 11-10 margin in blocks while the winners got the edge in aces 12-10.



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