Betis opens at the cost of a tired Valencia

First victory of the season for the Sevillian team and with some comfort over an opponent who did not know how to defend the green and white interiors.


The Coosur Real Betis has achieved this Sunday its first victory of the season in the Endesa League by beating Valencia Basket with some comfort (95-85) that noticed its effort on Thursday in the Euroleague and did not know how to defend the inner men green and white, which dominated both areas. The locals, protected by a notable defensive improvement with respect to their first two games, were pulling the score in an even first quarter and that, within the final minute, Tobias Borg decided with an assist for an 'alley oop' from Niang, first , and with a far triple on the horn (23-18) .

The Coosur Betis wanted to stretch its advantage in a second period in which Feldeine entered into a vein of success - he went to rest with 18 goals scored - and had to be replied by Valencian Louis Labeyrie, who came off the bench to score eleven points and keep your team in touch (47-42). Sevillian's five-point lead persisted after a third period in which Curro Segura's players let slip a sixteen-point lead (53-37, min. 24) that they had accumulated because of the visitors' poor shooting selections, who pressed in defense so as not to lose their options.

Valencia tried to reduce their disadvantage in the first minutes of the final period, mainly supported by Dubljevic's work, but the locals managed to increase their advantage thanks to two consecutive triples from Enechionyia and another one, with an additional included, from Feldeine, the top scorer of the crash, which returned the ten difference points (83-83, min. 36). As a result of the last time out of Jaume Ponsarnau, the Valencians approached again thanks to the only minutes of the match in which they defended with enthusiasm, but the hands of the Verdiblancos did not shake in the final free throws and the Sevillian victory did not saw absolutely compromised.

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