Dominican Republic chase win number five


·    These teams have met three times at the World Cup. Korea Republic won the first two meetings, 3-0 in 2003 and 3-1 in 2007, and Dominican Republic the last, 3-2 in 2011.
·    Dominican Republic won three of their last four meetings with Korea in all major international tournaments - 3-2 at 2009 World Grand Prix, 3-0 at 2009 Grand Champions Cup and 3-2 at 2011 World Cup. Korea won in the first round of the 2010 World Championship (3-0).

Dominican Republic
·    Dominican Republic have won four matches at the 2015 World Cup and need one more victory to equal their record of five wins at a single edition, set in 2011.
·    Their last three opening sets had a similar score: 18-25, 18-25, 25-18.
·    Their last three wins have been by a 3-1 score line. They have never had the same score in four successive wins.

Korea Republic
·    Korea Republic have lost their last four World Cup matches and can lose (at least) five in a row for the first time since a five-match losing streak in 2003.
·    Korea have lost their last three World Cup matches in straight sets and can lose four in a row by a 3-0 score line for the first time since 1981.
·    Korea conceded 10 points from serves in their 3-0 loss against Japan on Monday. They also conceded 10 serves against United States (3-0 loss on 22 August).
·    They can claim a third win at the 2015 World Cup, equalling their three wins from 2011.


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