World champions Poland were left to reflect on an underwhelming performance despite claiming a fightback victory in the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Nations League.
At Ningbo Beilun Stadium in China, the Poles staged a thrilling comeback to win 22-25, 25-19, 27-25, 25-20 and move up to seventh overall.
The win was crucial for Poland, who had lost to France in straight sets yesterday, but captain Fabian Drzyzga said there was much to work on.
He said: "We are happy to win the match today because yesterday we lost the game.
"However, our volleyball still was not the same level as before.
"We still have to work more in the next match."
France enjoyed a comfortable 25-16, 25-23, 25-20 win against China as they maintained a perfect start after five matches.
Brazil kept pace with France at the top of the rankings as they made it five wins from five in Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo.
They dominated against hosts Japan in Pool 7 to record a 25-22, 25-19, 25-21 win.
The pool's other match saw Iran get back to winning ways with a 25-19, 20-25, 25-22, 34-32 triumph over Argentina.
Canada defeated Germany in five sets as they recorded a second win in two days at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa.
The hosts moved up to sixth overall with their 23-25, 29-27, 25-18, 23-25, 15-12 victory.
Serbia secured their first win of the Nations League as they edged out Australia in Pool 8's second match.
They had to fight tooth and nail for the win after losing the first two sets but came through 22-25, 14-25, 25-21, 25-21, 15-9.
In Pool 6, hosts Russia cruised to victory against the United States at Ufa Arena in Ufa.
It was two wins from two days for defending champions Russia as they enjoyed a 25-22, 25-19, 25-15 win on home turf.
They sit fifth in the overall standings behind Italy, who crushed Portugal 25-13, 25-20, 25-11.