Benfica Keravanos Basketball Champions – SL Benfica

Summary of the sport

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

The basketball staff Benfica confronted and received the night time of Cypriots Keravanos (65-73) this Friday, September 23, within the semi-ultimate 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 filled with willpower and perspective Who entered the court docket, in entrance of a really nicely packed home, the followers rocked the staff 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 sportThe Cypriots responded and, with 5 minutes to play, A tie at 9 factors. The visitors 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 upA number of combating within the desk and, right here fragmentedBenefits for Hosts: 31-34.


In a ruled sport 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 the whole lot on the court docket… 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 follow, 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 quite a lot of uncertainty and quite a lot 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 needs and what shirt he wears. Aggressive, targeted, clever and united, Norberto Alves’ males are one Excellent high quality and stage of ultimate pressureLeaving little question in regards to 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 tempo in assaults and many blocks. We adopted some dangerous methods to cut back the pace with which they attacked. In the attacking midfield we performed with ups and downs. Crucial a part of the sport , the gamers have been a bit nervous and we opted for easy assaults. In the following match we’re not favorites and it will likely be Goliath vs. David. We should have enjoyable on the pitch, transfer. To be capable of win the ball shortly whatever the opponent with monetary means. Playing collectively is their key. Individuality is the one technique to overcome. The ambiance 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 take 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
Christodoulos 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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