The all new Volleyball Nations League is taking the world by storm and the Australia Volleyroos are one of the top 16 nations taking part!
The five week tournament played across 21 different countries enters its fourth weekend tonight and the Volleyroos are full of confidence coming off a thrilling and shock win over Germany last week.
Tonight the Volleryoos will fancy their chances of another victory when they face winless hosts Korea and Australian fans can see all the action live onFox Sports More from 7.45pm tonight.
In fact all three of Australia's matches can been seen on Fox Sports this weekend.
KOREA MATCH PREVIEW
Australia will be hoping to silence the home crowd for Korea who are desperately seeking their first win of the tournament.
The hosts have only picked up two sets thus far, both in their five-set loss to Japan, while Australia are coming off their second win of the tournament against the highly ranked Germany last weekend in Canada.
• The only previous world level major tournament match between Korea and Australia was at the 2007 World Cup. The Australians won 3-2 in Saitama.
• The world level major tournaments are: the VNL, Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, World League and Grand Champions Cup.
• Korea and Australia played each other in the quarterfinal of the 2013 Asian Championships. The Koreans won in straight sets in Dubai.
• Korea have lost all nine VNL matches. All other teams have recorded at least two victories.
• Of Korea's nine VNL defeats, eight were in straight sets. The only exception was a 3-2 loss against Japan on 3 June.
• Korea could lose 10 matches in a single world level major tournament for the first time since the 2015 World League.
• Korea could lose more than eight matches in straight sets in a single world level major tournament for the second time, after the 1993 World League (12).
• Korea have won seven of their last nine world level major tournament matches on home court.
• Australia have won two of their nine VNL matches, 3-0 against Bulgaria (fixture five) and 3-2 versus Germany (fixture nine).
• Australia have lost four consecutive world level major tournament matches versus Asian opposition.
• Australia could record multiple wins in a deciding set in a single world level major tournament for the third time, after the 2014 World League (4) and 2017 World League (2).
• Luke Perry is ranked as the best digger after the opening three weeks of the VNL, averaging 1.24 per set.
More details about VNL and Australia Volleryoos available here http://www.volleyball.world/en/vnl/men/teams/aus-australia