Two free throws from Vincent Poirier 10.7 seconds from the end and the error of Shayok with a triple attempt almost on the horn they sentenced the victory of the Real Madrid about him Fenerbahçe by 70-69. The Whites prevailed in an agonizing battle after trailing for more than 30 minutes and facing the setbacks of casualties from Llull, due to discomfort in one shoulder, and the unexpected Tavares, by birth of your child.
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The Turks came to dominate with advantages of ten points (20-30) in the second quarter after controlling the rhythm of a game marked by nerves and lack of success. With Of lap and Vesely as referents, only missing a streak of triples of Polonara before the break to set off the alarms in the premises that had a providential Causeur to leave 35-41 at intermission.
The Whites tried to react in the third quarter (45-48) but did not get the lead until the last.
Playing with four outside men and fixing everything to the spaces generated by penetrations and shots, Alocen, Rudy and Causeur they were key in the reaction of his team. Henry seemed to sentence with a triple to 1:48 from the end (64-67) but the Madrid He continued to believe and with better defense and success in the end he won the award.
Real Madrid, 70 – Fenerbahçe, 69
70 – Real Madrid (10 + 25 + 15 + 20): Heurtel (10), Abalde (7), Hanga (6), Poirier (5) and Yabusele (2) -starting team-, Williams-Goss (5), Causeur (16), Rudy (6), Vukcevic, Alocen (8), Ndiaye (2) and Taylor (3).
69 – Fenerbahce (15 + 26 + 11 + 17): De Colo (11), Henry (9), Vesely (10), Pierre (3) and Booker (6) -starting team-, Hazer (4), Shayok ( 5), Mahmutoglu (7), Guduric, Polonara (9) and Duverioglu (5).
Referees: Damir Javor (SLO), Anne Panther (ALE) and Milan Nedovic (SLO). Without eliminated.
Incidents: Match corresponding to the fifth day of the Euroleague played at the Palacio de Deportes (WiZink Center) in Madrid before 6,595 spectators.