Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2017 - Brazil host The Netherlands
Friday in Cuiaba for the 22nd time in a world competition - with the
Dutch have won on just one occasion in the previous 21 encounters: a
five-set victory at the 2007 FIVB World Grand Prix finals, before they
went on to claim the title. Brazil ended their first losing streak in
the World Grand Prix since 2007 Thurday with a straight-set win over
Belgium, while the Netherlands suffered their second defeat of the
season, in four sets to USA, and dropped to 5-2.