China ease past Algeria for second straight win


Zeng leads Chinese scoring with 12 points.

Matsumoto, Japan, August 23, 2015 – World runners-up China eased past African runners-up Algeria 3-0 here Sunday afternoon for their second straight victory at the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup.

Following a hard-fought come-from-behind 3-1 win over Serbia Saturday afternoon, the Asian champions brushed aside Algeria 25-5, 25-11 and 25-8. The Algerian team has dropped two matches in a row.

As Jenny Lang Ping rested four of her regular starters, namely Zhu Ting, Zhang Changning and Yuan Xinyue and Lin Li, Zeng Chunlei emerged as the top scorer of the Chinese team with 12 points. Liu Yanhan contributed 11 with Zhang Xiaoya and Liu Xiaotong adding eight apiece.

China will play the United States Monday evening in a rematch of the final of the 2014 World Championship in Italy.

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