Barça and Valencia, almost without respite, face each other at the Palau

The Catalans won on the Zenit track (63-87) and the Taronja lost on the Olympiacos (89-63). Tomorrow, casualties in the two squads can be decisive.


Barely breathless and with a clear victory in Euroleague on the track of Zenit St. Petersburg (63-87), which was forged with a spectacular last quarter (7-28), the Barcelona of Pesic faces tomorrow (18:30) in the Palau Blaugrana a new league day, which could easily be of European competition. in front of a Valencia Basket that does not arrive in the best form to the clash.

Beaten on the track of Olympiacos (89-63), the team of Jaume Ponsarnau is showing irregular although in the last day he beat Endesa to Real Betis by 95-72. And we must not forget last season I beat the Catalans in the Palau (72-78) .

In the only match this season between both teams, in the semifinals of the Endesa Super Cup, Barça won (71-65) in a clash that was resolved at the end of it.

Tomorrow, things remain complicated for Pesic, to the losses already known: Heurtel, Pangos, Ribas and Higgins, which could be for tomorrow, Malcom Delaney can join, who had physical problems during the meeting and in the last quarter Adam Hanga and the young Leandro Bolmaro ended up leading the team.

Still, Nikola Mirotic (17 points and 10 rebounds) is still in his upline in the Euroleague, highlighting the awakening of Kyle Kuric, after a weak start to the season, he was yesterday the best of his team. Returning to Mirotic, in just three days of the Endesa league he is already the most valued player (26.67) and the second highest scorer (22 points average) .

Ponsarnau also has a complicated level because Louis Labeyrie is serious doubt and Fernando San Emeterio did not play in Athens, although he could do it tomorrow.

As usual, Montenegrin Bojan Dubljevic will be the biggest threat to Catalans. With 11.5 points and 5.3 rebounds on average, he is the top scorer and third rebounder of the team. Guillem Vives bases (10.3 points on average) and his most valued player, Sam Van Rossom (8.7 points) and 5.7 rebounds) .

Also in the interior game the American Mike Tobey, Valencian top rebounder (6.3 catches on average) and the Australian Brock Motum.



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