FIVB World Championship matches to follow today

The United States and Russia have a history of meeting big matches.

Almost two years after the United States rallied to beat Russia in five games to win the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics, the two teams will now meet with first place in their pool on the line at the FIVB World Championship.Check out all the FIVB World Championship pool-play matches to follow today and how to follow them live.

Pool C matches

United States (2-0, 4 points) vs. Russia (2-0, 6 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. CDT) in Bari, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, Pay-per-view online video, In-match tweets
NCAA players on U.S. roster: Matt Anderson (Penn State 2006-08); Taylor Averill (Hawai’i 2012-15); Micah Christenson (USC 2012-15); Max Holt (Penn State 2006-09); Jeff Jendryk (Loyola 2015-18); Jake Langlois (BYU 2014-17); 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

Serbia (1-1, 4 points) vs. Tunisia (0-2, 0 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (10 a.m. CDT) in Bari, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Serbia roster: None
NCAA players on Tunisia roster: None

Pool A matches

Belgium (1-1, 3 points) vs. Slovenia (2-0, 6 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (10 a.m. CDT) in Florence, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Belgium roster: None
NCAA players on Slovenia roster: None

Italy (2-0, 6 points) vs. Argentina (1-1, 3 points)
Match vitals:
9:15 p.m. (2:15 p.m. CDT) in Florence, Italy
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Italy roster: None
NCAA players on Argentina roster: None

Pool B matches

Canada (2-0, 6 points) vs. China (0-2, 0 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (9 a.m. CDT) in Ruse, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Canada roster: None
NCAA players on China roster: None

Netherlands (1-1, 3 points) vs. Brazil (2-0, 5 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. CDT) in Ruse, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Netherlands roster: None
NCAA players on Brazil roster: None

Pool D matches

Cuba (0-2, 0 points) vs. Iran (2-0, 6 points)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (9 a.m. CDT) in Varna, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Cuba roster: None
NCAA players on Iran roster: None

Poland (2-0, 6 points) vs. Finland (1-1, 3 points)
Match vitals:
8:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. CDT) in Varna, Bulgaria
Follow live: Live stats, In-match tweets
NCAA players on Poland roster: None
NCAA players on Finland roster: None