Dominican Republic versus Azerbaijan


Pool E: Dominican Republic – Azerbaijan

These nations have met once at a World Championship. In 2006, Azerbaijan won 3-1.
This match at Sapporo (JPN) was the only between these nations in main tournaments.

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic have booked seven wins in their last seven World Championship matches, as many as in all of their previous 28 matches combined.
Dominican Republic have played four five-setters at this World Championship (all won), most of all nations in the second round.
Dominican Republic have won their last four matches against European nations. They can win five in a row, as many as they won in their other 23 matches against CEV teams combined.

In their third participation at World Championships, Azerbaijan could already equal their best mark in terms on matches won. In 2006, they won four compared to three thus far in 2014.
Azerbaijan have played seven matches against NORCECA teams at World Championships, winning the last six. They only lost against Cuba in 1994.
Azerbaijan lost five of their first six matches at World Championships (1994, 2006), but have a positive balance since: seven wins, six defeats.


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