Australia and Argentina play in Toyama


·    Australia and Argentina met once before at the World Cup. In 2007, Argentina proved too strong in four sets.
·    The Argentines also won the following match-ups in major international competitions. They recorded straight-set wins at the 2012 Olympic Games in London (preliminary round) and at the 2014 World Championship in Poland (first round).

·    Australia's 3-0 defeat against Russia ended a run of three matches with at least one set won.
·    Australia have won eight competitive matches in 2015 and they need one more to equal their nine wins in 2014.
·    The last time they won more matches in a year was 2007 - 13 wins, including four at the World Cup.

·    Argentina can clinch their fifth win at this World Cup and equal their best record of any World Cup. They also won five matches in 1995, 2007 and 2011.
·    They can win three successive World Cup matches in straight sets for the first time.
·    Argentina now have a W12-L8 record in competitive matches in 2015. They had a W13-L8 record in 2014.
·    Facundo Conte was top scorer against Egypt (3-0 win) with 15 points, whilst Sebastian Solé scored 9 of his 10 spike attempts (90%).


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