FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today

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The opening day of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals will not feature the United States, which has an off day before beginning its pool play on Thursday. Check out all the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow on Thursday and how to follow them live.

Pool B matches

Russia (0-0) vs. Poland (0-0)
Match vitals:
6 p.m. (11 a.m. CST) in Lille, France
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
Preliminary round record: Russia (11-4, 34 points); Poland (10-5, 29 points)
Series record: Poland leads 1-0
Previous World League/Nation League titles: Russia (2002, 2011, 2013); Poland (2012)
NCAA players on Russia roster: None
NCAA players on Poland roster: None

Pool A matches

France (0-0) vs. Brazil (0-0)
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); Brazil (10-5, 30 points)
Series record: France leads 1-0
Previous World League/Nation League titles: France (2015, 2017); Brazil (1993, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010)
NCAA players on France roster: Kevin Tillie (UC Irvine 2012-13)
NCAA players on Brazil roster: None