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Incredible comeback against Cuba keeps Bulgaria on track

Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 12, 2017 - Bulgaria staged a remarkable comeback from three sets down here on Tuesday at Hala Tivoli to edge Cuba 4-3 (10-15, 12-15, 11-15, 15-10, 15-10, 15-11, 15-6) in an hour and 36 minutes, remain undefeated and stay on track in the race for a ticket to the semifinals of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship.

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We didn't even realise we were three sets down - Bulgaria coach Zetova

Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 12, 2017 - Bulgaria's thrilling 4-3 comeback win over Cuba to close Day 3 of the 2017 FIVB Women's U23 World Championship here on Tuesday had the victors ecstatic - more so because they fully understood the importance of the result in the quest for a ticket to the semifinals. Here's the comments of coaches and captains from both teams after the match:

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Match Statistics by Teams

50
Spike
44
8
Block
14
7
Serve
3
28
Opp. Errors
21
93
Total
82

25
Dig
23
62
Reception
45
0
Set
0

Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
14 Silvana Chausheva 18 15 33 3 3 0 2
6 Miroslava Paskova 16 14 35 2 2 0 11
1 Gergana Dimitrova 12 11 23 0 0 1 17
4 Iveta Stanchulova 8 5 10 1 1 2 19
12 Maria Dancheva 6 4 9 2 2 0 7
2 Polina Neykova 2 0 0 0 0 2 13
5 Mirela Shahpazova 2 0 0 0 0 2 19
8 Ralina Doshkova 1 1 5 0 0 0 0
3 Vangeliya Rachkovska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Monika Krasteva 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
10 Elitsa Barakova 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
15 Zhana Todorova 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Starting
Substitute
Libero
Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
12 Ailama Cese Montalvo 15 10 31 4 4 1 9
17 Heidy Casanova Alvarez 15 13 30 2 2 0 12
8 Diaris Perez Ramos 10 9 21 1 1 0 16
11 Gretell Elena Moreno Borrero 7 4 7 2 2 1 15
13 Liset Herrera Blanco 7 3 8 3 3 1 9
5 Laura Beatriz Suarez Hernandez 6 5 8 1 1 0 22
9 Dayessi Luis Ruiz 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
1 Jessica Aguilera Carbajal 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
7 Dalila Palma Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Claudia Hernandez Aguila 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
16 Yelennis Diaz Cairo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Yamisleydis Viltres Pacheco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Starting
Substitute
Libero

Rankings

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 4-0 4-1 4-2 4-3 3-4 2-4 1-4 0-4 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
Turkey
5 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 16 6 2.666 310 254 1.220
2
Bulgaria
5 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 11 17 9 1.888 358 292 1.226
3
Brazil
5 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 13 9 1.444 302 271 1.114
4
Cuba
5 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 11 13 0.846 307 320 0.959
5
Japan
5 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6 12 12 1.000 313 306 1.022
6
Kenya
5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 20 0.000 153 300 0.510

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