TOKYO, Japan, August 1, 2021 – Argentina
defeated United States 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-23)
in a dor-or-die contest for the last berth
available in Pool A to the quarterfinals of the
men’s volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020
Argentina finished with a 3-2 record while the
United States concluded at 2-3 and 6 points
behind France (2-3, 8 points).
In the start-to-finish close match, Argentina
out-served their opponents 7-1. In the rest of
the scoring categories Argentina led in attacks
(40-38) and blocks (8-7). The winners committed
21 errors to 20 by the losers.
Facundo Comte and Bruno Lima finished with 16
and 13 points, respectively, as the best
Argentinean scorers. Torey de Falco with 13 and
Matt Anderson with 11 led United States.