Benfica Keravanos Basketball Champions – SL Benfica

Summary of the sport

Champions League
of the ferry
remaining consequence
INT: 31-34
First Q Second Q Third Q Fourth Q
16-13 31-34 52-51 65-73

The basketball group Benfica confronted and gained the night time of Cypriots Keravanos (65-73) this Friday, September 23, within the semi-remaining match of the Champions League qualifiers. Sunday, at 17:00, within the Fidelidade Pavilion, the The Grand Final

After the above victory Golden Eagle Yeli, The Kosovar champions, and decided to not repeat that shaky begin to the match, a Benfica stuffed with willpower and angle Who entered the courtroom, in entrance of a really effectively packed home, the followers rocked the group from begin to end.

Aaron Broussard Set the tone for opening hostilities with a triple And Ivan Almeidaregular Spectacular sinking, it confirmed what Benfica was going to do. on one A really bodily recreationThe Cypriots responded and, with 5 minutes to play, A tie at 9 factors. The company took up the baton, reached it 16-11However, the place after the first bed room Defense is superior to assaultThere have been solely three factors separating the formations (16-13).

Benfica entered once more extra aggressive in sports activities, Full focus and Tomas Barroso, with a triple, tied (16-16). Eagles lane, one other treble, the followers like what they see and Benfica in entrance (19-23) of the marker. the opposing coach requested Time is upNumerous preventing within the desk and, right here fragmentedBenefits for Hosts: 31-34.


In a ruled recreation Balance and alter in forcesA triple, quickly to open the second half, tied the sport once more (34-34). An intense, fierce duel, with the athletes leaving every little thing on the courtroom… Keravanos leaps ahead from the free-throw line with seven minutes to play (46-45), however Tomás Barroso, saying “reward” and as he likes and is aware of, shot for one more three-pointer. In the race and with extra fouls, the problem to observe, a 52-51 Marking the top of the third trimester. A degree of separation for groups, feelings abound, duels to be eradicated and massive accountability.

It was the final ten minutes Played with plenty of uncertainty and plenty of sweat and coronary heart! The males of Cyprus, with a slam dunk, entered strongly (54-51), was on the forefront, But this pink flag Benfica is aware of precisely what he desires and what shirt he wears. Aggressive, targeted, clever and united, Norberto Alves’ males are one Excellent high quality and degree of ultimate rigidityLeaving little doubt concerning the winner. 65-73 For Glorioso, who thus certified for the grand finale of Sunday (5 pm).

Next, the final hurdle to enter the Champions League known as Bros. Bamberg (Germany) and historical past to be made! All known as to the Fidelidade Pavilion!



Norberto Alves (Benfica coach): “Defensively, we have been good. This opponent performs with a excessive rhythm in assaults and many blocks. We took some dangerous ways to scale back the pace with which they attacked. In the attacking midfield we performed with ups and downs. The decisive a part of the sport, the gamers We have been a bit nervous and opted for easy assaults. Next match we’re not favorites and it will likely be Goliath versus David. We should have enjoyable on the pitch, transfer. To be capable of win the ball shortly whatever the monetary capacity of the opponent. To play collectively is to beat their individuality. That’s the one option to do it. The environment within the pavilion was decisive, as a result of we have been a bit caught in assault. When the gang pushed us, it was sufficient to get that benefit and win the sport.”


Fidelity Pavilion
Benfica’s beginning 5
Aaron Broussard, Jose Barbosa, Makram Romdhane, Mike Zirbes and Ivan Almeida
Diogo Gameiro, Betinho Gomes, Tony Douglas, Tomas Barroso, Sergio Silva, Terrell Carter and James Ellisor
Keravnos began 5
Devandre Burns, Osman Krubli, Simon Mitchell, Titus Robinson and Nikos Stylianou
Christodolos Yiaksi, Ioannis Pasiali, Savas Gonatas, Kyrianos Maragkos, Panagiotis Markou, Philippos Tigkas and Remi Abel
1st quarter 2nd quarter third quarter 4th quarter
16-13 31-34 52-51 65-73
Benfica’s scorer
Aaron Broussard (9), Makram Romdhane (4), Mike Zirbes (4), Ivan Almeida (20), Diogo Gameiro (3), Betinho Gomes (4), Tony Douglas (8), Tomas Barroso (9), Terrell Carter (7) and James Ellisor (5)

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