The second stage of the 2022 Women's Volleyball World Championship reignited the flames, the E group competition, the Japanese team against Italy, and finally the Japanese team lost three consecutive sets 1-3 after losing 1-0, and was reversed tragically, and the Japanese team was very happy after winning the first set, but it was too early! In the third and fourth sets, Japan lost 14-25 and 15-25.
Japan is an Asian powerhouse, they ranked 2nd in Group D with 4 wins and 1 loss in the first stage, beating Brazil, second only to China, and overall, the performance is still quite good. As a small fast team, the Japanese team is delicate and tenacious in defense, and the last game against the European powerhouse Belgium, although the Japanese team lost the first set, but they still quickly won three consecutive sets 3-1 to complete the reversal.
Italy won five consecutive games in the first stage, and in the last game against the equally strong Brazilian team, Italy lost 2-3 in five sets and suffered the first defeat. The Italian team has a luxurious lineup, strong strength, normal play, and beating the Japanese team is not a big problem.
In the first set, the Japanese team played quite well, and the Italian team seemed to be a little slow and hot, especially in the offensive form, and the Japanese team took a 25-20 lead.
In the second set, Italy also won 25-20 with colors, and the score was 1-1. In the third set, the situation was almost one-sided, the Italian team was already fully open, Egnu and others were also playing more and more smoothly, winning easily 25-14, and the score was 2-1. And in the fourth set, the Japanese team has no way back, the result is that they are still extremely passive, the Italian team won a number of consecutive match points early, very smoothly won 25-15, the big score 3-1 reversal.