The volleyball players are still empty-handed in the Nations League. The Netherlands also drew the short straw in the fifth game, in a game against Germany in which there were enough opportunities to turn the tide (1-3).
The Orange was not involved in the first two sets (25-20, 25-19), but Fleur Savelkoel in particular got it on her hips. The third set was easily won 25-12 and in the fourth Avital Selinger’s team was ahead 17-12. Despite this, the Netherlands did not manage to pick out a decisive fifth set.
The Netherlands will play its sixth game in two days, then against top country Brazil.
Best eight continue
In the Nations League, the best sixteen teams in the world play against each other for six weeks, the eight best countries advance to the final round.