Defeat has become a familiar thing. The Korean women’s volleyball team, led by coach Cesar Hernandez Gonzalez, continues to lose a set in the second week of the 2023 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) hosted by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).
‘Gonzalez’ scored a set score of 0-3 (18-25, 13-25, 19-25) in the second match of the 2nd week of the VNL against Japan held at Niusonneusong Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil on the 16th (hereinafter Korean time). lost to Korea has 6 losses, and Japan has 4 wins and 2 losses. While Korea suffered six defeats, they could not win even a single set, let alone a point.
There was not a single player in Korea who scored in double digits. Moon Ji-yoon (GS Caltex) scored the most in the team with 8 points, Jung Ji-yoon (Hyundai E&C) scored 6 points, Kim Da-eun (Heungkuk Life Insurance) 4 points, and Lee Da-hyun (Hyundai E&C) and Jung Ho-young (KGC Ginseng Corporation) each scored 3 points.
In Japan, on the other hand, Arisa Inoue scored 12 points, Mayu Ishikawa and Nichika Yamada each scored 11 points, and Goto and Hayasa scored 10 points, showing an even attack power.
Korea took a slight lead at the beginning of the first set. However, with Korea leading 4-3, Japan took the mood by winning 6 points in a row.
Korea was shaken as Inoue’s serve worked well. Coach Gonzales replaced the setter with Yum Hye-seon (KGC Ginseng Corporation) and tried to turn the atmosphere around by putting Ji-yoon Jeong in, but the score widened further to 6-12.
In the middle of the set, Korea started the chase with Park Jung-ah (Pepper Savings Bank) serving as the ace, but Japan ran away again and took the first set.
Japan increased their score from the beginning of the second set. They went 8-3, and the flow that went over once did not easily come over to Korea. As the score went up to 8-16 in the middle of the set, Japan also won the second set relatively easily.메이저사이트
Korea gained strength in the third set. Jung Ji-yoon and Lee Da-hyun’s attacks worked, and they kept the lead to 7-5. However, Japan counterattacked with Inoue at the forefront and balanced the score 7-7.
Afterwards, the two teams exchanged points with each other. However, Korea was pushed back by Japan in terms of back-and-forth and concentration in the second half of the set. As the attacking room came out, the score gap widened to 17-20 in the second half of the set, and Japan seized the victory.
Korea will play its third match of the second week against Croatia on the 17th.