Corrientes, Argentina, August, 22, 2015 – Germany recovered the composure and defeated Japan in straight sets (25-16, 25-21, 28-26) with a 18 point contribution by Maximilian Auste and the return of Captain Stefan Thiel to the initial line-up. Japan suffered their 6th defeat in a row.
Germany was superior to Japan in the game development but also statistically, mostly in block (11-3), and service (8-3). Tobias Krick contributed will 5 killing blocks, and Tim Peter played his part with 4 aces. In the Japanese side, Yuki Suzuki and Kenyu Nakamoto were the most distinguished with 12 points, followed by Yoshiki Ohmi with 9.
After their initial victory over Puerto Rico Japan lost 6 matches in a row among a tie break with Germany. Tomorrow the Asians will have their last chance in this World Championship when they encounter Chile. Germany, on the other hand, will have to deal with Mexico to keep the 13th position.