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Published:November 27th, 2011 11:56 EST
2011 FIVB Men's World Cup: US Beats Iran at Volleyball Worlds

2011 FIVB Men's World Cup: US Beats Iran at Volleyball Worlds

By Suren Hossein

Iran`s three-game winning streak ended on Sunday with a 3-0 loss to the United States in the 2011 FIVB Men`s World Cup. 

In the math held in Fukuoka Marine Messe, the United States outclassed in straight sets (25-15, 27-25, 25-14).  

Clayton Stanley notched a match-high 25 points for the winners, including 5 aces and 7 blocks. Mehdi Bazargarde was Iran`s top scorer with 10 points.

 "We came out well focused and well prepared for the match. They forced us to create opportunities and make opportunities. Clayton`s play was a big part of today`s match, his serving and spiking. I`m happy to get the three points", U.S. coach Alan Knipe. 

The U.S. side will face Poland on Monday.