The Iranian national volleyball team made it two out of two on September 2 at the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship in Krakow, Poland after they beat the United Sates in a nail-biter 3-2.
Iran won the first two sets (25-23, 25-19), before the US made a comeback and won the third and fourth sets (19-25, 18-25). In the decider, Iran players produced a stellar performance and defeated the World League champions 17-15.
The Iranian victory in the thrilling five-setter put them atop Group D of the World Championship on five points. Iran defeated European powerhouse Italy 3-1 in their opener on Sunday.