China News Agency, Beijing, August 11th. In the quarter-finals of the 2022 Men's Volleyball Asian Cup held in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand on the 11th local time, the Chinese men's volleyball team defeated the Pakistan team 3-0 and advanced to the semi-finals one round ahead of schedule.
This Asian Cup is an important warm-up for the Chinese men's volleyball team before the World Championships.
In the group stage, the Chinese men's volleyball team defeated the Chinese Taipei team and the Bahrain team 3:1 successively, and successfully advanced to the semi-finals.
The results of the group stage were brought into the quarter-finals. The Chinese team was in Group F with Pakistan, Iran and Bahrain, and the top two in the group advanced to the semi-finals.
Due to the weak opponent's strength, the Chinese team carried out a player rotation in this game.
In the first game, the Chinese team started with 5:1, and then the Pakistan team chased the score to 22:24. Fortunately, the Chinese team stabilized its position at a critical moment and won the first game with 25:22.
In the second game, the Chinese team chased after the victory. The "post-00" teenager Wang Bin got the chance to play and scored several smashes. The Chinese team continued to expand the lead and went to the next game at 25:17.
In the third game, the Chinese team continued to adjust the lineup and rotated 5 starters.
The advantage of the Chinese team is still obvious. It once expanded the lead to more than 10 points, and finally won 25:18.
Throughout the whole game, the Chinese team has obvious advantages in the net port, and the attack is also stronger, but it is not stable enough in the return and serve link.
Wu Sheng, the head coach of the Chinese men's volleyball team, said after the game that the Pakistan team has a gap with the Chinese team in terms of strength and height, and there are still some confrontations in the first game. After that, the Chinese team played more substitute players to improve the team's bench depth. Give young players more chances to compete.
In another match in the same group that day, Bahrain defeated Iran 3-1.
Judging from the current situation, Iran and Bahrain have both won one victory. After defeating Pakistan in this campaign, the Chinese team advanced to the semi-finals one round ahead of schedule with two wins.
Next, the Chinese team will play against the Iranian team on the 12th.