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China vs Italy FIVB World Grand Prix predictions, betting tips and match preview: Chinese and Italians duel in semifinal

China and Italy meet in the semifinal (credit:FIVB)

China vs Italy FIVB World Grand Prix predictions, betting tips and match preview. China and Italy duel in the FIVB World Grand Prix semifinal in Nanjing on Saturday.

China vs Italy Predictions

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The Chinese swept Pool J1 after posting wins over Brazil (3-0) and the Netherlands (3-2). Zhu Ting is expected to lead the hosts after firing 33 points in their 25-23, 23-25, 25-23, 20-25, 18-16 victory over the Dutch on Friday.

She will get support from Yuan Xinyue, Gong Xiangyu and Liu Xiaotong in their bid to make the final. 

Italy, meanwhile, placed second to Serbia in Pool K1 after posting a 1-1 record. They defeated the United States 3-1 in their first match in the Final Round before losing to the Serbians in four sets on Friday.

Teenage superstar Paola Egonu did not see action in their match against the Serbians where Indre Sorokaite, Lucia Bosetti and Sara Bonifacio carried the team.

The winner of this game will take on either Serbia or Brazil in Sunday's final while the loser will fight for the bronze medal.

This is the third meeting between China and Italy in the World Grand Prix this season. The Chinese won their Week 1 encounter in Kunshan 25-20, 20-25, 25-23, 25-20 but the Italians triumphed in their rematch in Macau 25-19 25-22, 25-21 a week later.

China vs Italy Live Stream Links


China vs Italy is being streamed live online by bookmaker bet365. The firm have the match available to all customers, including those in the UK, on their live streaming player, which can be found via the IN PLAY section of the website. The only requirement to watch the live stream is to have a funded bet365 account. Those without an account can claim a 100% first deposit bonus of up to £200 by registering using the bonus code MAXCASH. Once registered, simply go to the IN PLAY section of the website at 13:00 BST on Saturday, August 5 and click on the China vs Italy live stream.

Click the image below to go directly to the bet365 live streaming player:


China vs Italy Match Notes


  • China swept Pool J1
  • Italy finished second in Pool k1
  • Winner will play either Brazil or Serbia in the final
  • China and Italy split their two meetings in the Intercontinental Round

China vs Italy Predictions


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