In the Final Four Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Real Madrid beat Barcelona 86-83 and became the opponent of Anadolu Efes in the final. The final match will be played Saturday, May 21 at 20:00 CEST at Stark Arena.
The match was played at the Stark Arena in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, and Barcelona under the management of Sarunas Jasikevicius; Calathes, Laprovittola, Exum, Mirotic and Sertaç Şanlı started with five starts. Real Madrid under Pablo Laso, on the other hand, participated in the park with Williams-Goss, Causeur, Deck, Hanga and Yabusele.
While the first period was spent with mutual baskets of the two teams, it was completed with a 19-19 tie. Entering the second period, Barcelona held an 11 point lead and went ahead 45-34 in the locker room. Real Madrid, who started the third period effectively in attack and defense, entered the last quarter with 4 points and a 26-11 period score. Real Madrid, who did not give up their opponents in the last period of the match, eliminated Barcelona with a score of 86-83 and defeated rival Anadolu Efes in the final.
The MATCH scorecard
Referee: Luigi Lamonica, Ilija Belosevic, Mehdi Difallah
BARCELONA: Davies 15, Exum 7, Sertaç Şanlı 2, Smits 1, Hayes, Laprovittola 17, Abrines 7, Higgins, Kuric, Jokubaitis 4, Mirotic 26, Calathes 4
REAL MADRID: Williams-Goss, Causeur 18, Fernandez 3, Abalde 7, Hanga 4, Deck 7, Poirier 6, Tavares 8, Llull 15, Yabusele 18, Taylor
BARCELONA – REAL MADRID: 83-86
1st QUARTER RESULTS: 19-19
2nd QUARTER RESULTS: 45-34 (in favor of Barcelona)
3rd Quarter RESULTS: 56-60 (in favor of Real Madrid)
The Final Four Schedule of Turkish Airlines Euroleague is as follows:
19.00 Olympiakos – Anadolu Efes
22.00 Barcelona – Real Madrid
17.00 Barcelona – Olympiakos
20.00 Real Madrid – Anadolu Efes