Lausanne, Switzerland, June 8, 2018 - Italy need to return to their
winning ways after suffering two defeats in a row and three in their
last four matches, when they take on Bulgaria Saturday in Osaka for the
2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. Italy lead the overall series
against Bulgaria 18-15 at world level, including the bronze medal match of the London
2012 Olympic Games. Bulgaria have not beaten Italy since the preliminary
round of London 2012 in a world competition.