Anadolu Efes v Real Madrid: all for victory in Turkey

NEW STORIES. 03/22/2022. Edu Bueno

The team go in search of victory to secure home-field advantage in the EuroLeague Qualifiers (6:30 p.m. CET).

real Madrid faces a tough week that includes a tricky double-turn week in the Euroleagueoffering road trips to Istanbul and Tel Aviv within 48 hours, before welcoming Urbas Fuenlabrada to league action on Sunday. Tonight, the Whites face the reigning European champions, who remain in the battle to finish in the top eight. Our team, which has already qualified for the playoffs, is on the verge of obtaining home-court advantage. With four games to play, our fate is in our hands. pablo Laso will certainly be without Alocen, taylor, abalded and talker and while Hanga is a doubt, it welcomes however thompkins back.

We are now in the last leg of the regular season and real Madrid, with 18 wins to their name, have a five-match buffer over the fifth-place team, which is none other than Anadolu, who have played one game less. Victory tonight would seal a top-four spot. Our team arrives in this one after consecutive victories, against AX Armani Exchange Milan and Asvel. The hosts have been beaten twice in the last three rounds, although the Turks are unbeaten on their home turf so far this year.

It will be the 39and slice of this historic match-up. Madrid holds the upper hand after claiming 26 of the Turks’ 12 wins. Anadolu Efes is yet to book his place in the playoffs and LasoThe men will be keen to reach their next goal as soon as possible, given that after this one they will face two more road trips (Maccabi and Panathinaikos) before hosting Bayern in the final. Despite their position in the standings, the Turks are the most valued team in the Euroleague (96.1) and ranks third in the points stakes (82.8). Madrid lead the pack in rebounds (38.9), a facet that proved essential in handing the Whites an 82-69 win in the reverse game.

Meanwhile, defense is sure to be just as important. real Madrid operates at a high level and will once again have to deliver. The guests award almost nine points less than Anadolu Efes. Atamán Troops are a really solid unit with a strong roster. Larkin and Micic are their leaders, but they also have other great talents like Simon, Beaubois, Dunston, Moerman and Pleiss, among others. The hosts pose a real threat on the outside and boast of being versatile on the inside. The madridistas will have to overcome the absentees in their away game as they open this demanding week with a blockbuster fight.

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