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PORTUGAL v SLOVENIA
It looks that Portugal built their castle in Centro Cultural de VIANA DO CASTELO. Their second home game at this venue brought them a second win. After a competitive beginning of the match, the hosts, step by step, were taking a more significant advantage. With an impressive performance from the service line - 6 aces, including 3 from Julia Kavalenka - Portugal prevailed over Slovenia after 28 minutes of play.
Slovenia couldn't find a way to quickly shake off after losing the opener, which was consequently pointed by Portugal. The hosts took an early lead and they improved further, reaching a maximum of 13 points at 21-8. Even if Slovenia managed to reduce the gap a bit, the distance was too long and Portugal closed it at 25-14.
In the third part, Portugal was caught napping, actually twice. They started the set being behind, but they quickly made it up and took a 21-15 lead and got a first chance to close the set at 24-20, then Masa Pucelj served three aces. However, the fourth opportunity was not wasted. Katia Oliveira's block gave the home team their second win. Kavalenka topped the scorer's chart with 20 points and 63% efficiency in attack.
The match in numbers
The combined total number of points scored by both teams throughout the entire match.
The total length of the match, from the first serve through until the last point has ended.
Total number of people in attendance at the venue – taken at the end of the second set.
The combined total number of successful spikes achieved by both teams throughout the entire match.
An average of the two team service reception percentages from the complete match.
The number of successful point winning blocks of PORTUGAL compared to SLOVENIA.
PORTUGAL number of service aces compared to SLOVENIA
Errors leading to points of PORTUGAL, next to those from SLOVENIA