FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today

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A semifinals berth already has been clinched and now a No. 1 seed remains a possibility for the United States.

The United States will play Russia to conclude pool-play with the winner securing the pool championship and a top seed for the upcoming semifinals at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals. Check out all the Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow on Friday and how to follow them live.

United States (1-0, 3 points) vs. Russia (1-0, 3 points)
Match vitals:
6 p.m. (11 a.m. CST) in Lille, France
Follow live: Live stats, Pay-per-view online video, In-match tweets
Preliminary round record: United States (11-4, 33 points); Russia (11-4, 34 points)
Series record: Russia leads 1-0
Previous World League/Nation League titles: United States (2008, 2014); Russia (2002, 2011, 2013)
NCAA players on U.S. roster: TJ DeFalco (Long Beach State); Kyle Ensing (Long Beach State); Matt Anderson (Penn State 2006-08); Micah Christenson (USC 2012-15); Max Holt (Penn State 2006-09); Jeff Jendryk (Loyola 2015-18); Dan McDonnell (UC Irvine 2011-12); Ben Patch (BYU 2013, 2016-17) Aaron Russell (Penn State 2012-15); Taylor Sander (BYU 2011-14); Kawika Shoji (Stanford 2007-10); Erik Shoji (Stanford 2009-12); David Smith (UC Irvine 2004-07); Dustin Watten (Long Beach State 2005-09)
NCAA players on Russia roster: None

France (1-0, 2 points) vs. Serbia (0-1, 0 points)
Match vitals:
8:45 p.m. (1:45 p.m. CST) in Lille, France
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
Preliminary round record: France (12-3, 35 points); Serbia (11-4, 29 points)
Series record: France leads 1-0
Previous World League/Nation League titles: France (2015, 2017); Serbia (2016)
NCAA players on France roster: Kevin Tillie (UC Irvine 2012-13)
NCAA players on Serbia roster: None