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In the European basketball championship, the bad Italy goes out with Ukraine: the second defeat in three games and now the path to the second round is tough.

L’Italbasket it vastly interferes with his strategy White folkssudden cease victory on debut with convincing performances towards Greece. The National Team Gianmarco Pozzecco they sink towards itUkraineround robin can be performed in the final two matches towards them Croatia And Great Britain and in any case he sees an image earlier than him, if he is worthy, a eighth final who will face the enemy of workplace.

Symptoms brought on by Simone Fontecchio and his colleagues in the third imaginative and prescient of Assembly of Assago they’re removed from encouraging. Not solely outcomes, but additionally aboutdefensive spirit and high quality a assault clinging to the continuity of shoot to 3 (9/28, 32%) or the play of Fontecchio e Achille Polonara. Not that Ukraine reveals who is aware of the bad historical past, but it surely has the energy to cease: it cuts gas safety blue (63% from 2) and management the scoreboard (41-32). Enough to win 84-73 even 13 makes an attempt lower than Italy, ballasted with 39% from the area.

It is clear from the first minutes that will probably be a tough night. The blues have chilly palms (1/7) however they handle to shut 21-16 at the first siren, thanks to the hearth of the third hearth signed by Fontecchio, Pipo Ricci And Nico Mannion. Ukrainians dwell there Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk And The story of Sanon in assault and supported by centimeters of Artem Pustovyi. And at the starting of the second half he places his nostril ahead for the first time. In quick, it was an actual recreation. Of sweat and wrestle. It is no coincidence that amongst the greatest solutions the name to Pozzecco there is that of Ricci, with 7 factors in 5′ utilizing 28-22 which grows up to 34-24 and triple of Gigi Datome. A recreation that, after 14 minutes of torpor, wakes up the Forum half full, ready to be offered on Tuesday to clear up the drawback. Croatia.

The 5/10 from behind the arc is the key to drawing, and the restrict of the nationwide group that is determined by its 3-point shot. The solely anchor is at all times Fontecchio, who is quietly the go-to individual to create clean solutions. Too few to be removed from the Ukrainians who return there -2, additionally corresponds to quite a lot of blue safety errors. The first of an extended collection. Enough to pressure Pozzecco to play a sensible transfer Paul Biligha on Mykhailiuk making an attempt to distract the guards in Nba tour that on the interval alone is value a couple of third of 38 Ukrainian factors.

It works, however after we come again we begin once more with out the lengthy Olimpia Milano. Above all Italy is beginning once more with 3 turns and put collectively the 4 worst moments of his European profession, to date. Chaos and errors permit Ukraine to shut the hole, drawing a part 46. The blue recreation is all in the palms of Fontecchio and he enjoys the instability, whereas Pozzecco insists. Spissu and preserve Melli inside (at her request) and 4 bad. The third a part of the blue is all closed in the shot 7/16, and 1/7 to 3. In the finish, the life or demise of Italbasket is sufficient to punish from the bow.

And when it would not work, Ukraine places its nostril in entrance of Sanon and pushes it to the restrict 61-57 at the opening of the final tempino. It is the starting of the finish. Those anticipating an indication from Italbasket are left with a dry mouth. It will arrive solely in the final secondswhen all is misplaced, that is what occurs laborious lip of Spissu to join with it instantly. So far, the recreation has gone properly, in contrast to what we noticed with Greece the place the Azzurri nonetheless went up even beneath 15 factors. counter-current. In entrance of Ukraine, on the different hand, the nationwide group is in a state of confusion -8 at 34 ‘due to the umpteenth assault of Mykhailiuk on wasteland safety that I’ve stumbled harmful, when attacking the basket seems bewitched. In the subsequent two minutes, Ukraine swells its chest in thanks a mountain of errors to shoot dell’Italbasket builds change it is a fantastic recreation to develop up to + 11 and 4 minutes to play.

The icing on the cake is the potential to deal with the lacking gadgets. Not that it is determined by those that know science that Italy is far-off, unable to put three or 4 passable actions on either side of the area. There an identical picture all the things is in the misplaced ball on the Spissu-Melli axis 2 minutes from the finish: the straightforward assist is greater, the misplaced ball that shoots the Ukrainians current at the Forum. The proper win is the manner to change in the yellow and blue icebox. Italy was suspended till Tuesday night, counting on a a whole overhaul, ideas and games. Captain Datome clearly says: “We have to do it.” change face, it is up to us to return to being these earlier than we begin with small issues”. Much may even cross via Pozzecco’s palms. Otherwise will probably be inside or exterior and Great Britain. Who would have thought, after the nice worry placed on Greece and Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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