Kovacevic lead Serbian victory over USA

RIMINI, Italy, June 11, 2021 – Serbia claimed a 3-1 (25-23, 25-17, 19-25, 27-25) victory over United States in the final day of the third round at the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League on Friday.

Both teams scored with 55 attacks but the Americans made 25 unforced errors to 20 by the Serbians. The winners led in blocks 8-5 and the losers held the edge in serves 7-5.

Uros Kovacevic and Aleksandar Atanasijevic were the best scorers for Serbia with 22 and 17 points, respectively. Marko Ivovic added 14.

Torey Defalco was the best American with 22 points while Benjamin Patch added 11.