Defeat in Bologna: FC Barcelona’s Euroleague Struggles Continue

Defeat in Bologna. FC Barcelona has not been able to take advantage of the 16-point gap built in a magnificent first half and has seen how the Emilia-Romagna team has snatched the victory from them. It was in the second half when Roger Grimau’s team slowed down in attack and gave way to the rival’s increase. Now, the Blaugranas have a 9-3 record in the Euroleague.

The culers work in attack and defense

It was difficult to add at the beginning, but when the first basket arrived, the advantages were mainly culers. Supported by a concentrated defense, Roger Grimau’s men have turned around Bologna’s initial triple and have painted a partial 3-7. A margin that has grown to +6 with showy actions in attack, such as a dunk vesely or decisive assists to add easily. However, three consecutive three-point actions by the Italians have restored balance. A swing in the electronics that has continued until two triples in a row by Abrines. The stellar success from 6.75 meters allowed Barça to take over the first quarter (18-24).

The sensational offensive catalog of Willy Hernangomez y Brizuela has opened a distance of 14 units. A superiority that Roger Grimau’s men have extended to the +16 with a choral gamewhere they have also excelled in statistics Laprovittola or Vesely. The dominance of the light would not have been understood without the defensive work of the Barcelona fans. Up to two stoppers have been included in the work of a rearguard that is difficult to overcome. Daniel Hacket has been one of the few rivals who has seen the light and has been able to reduce the score to +12 for Barça. 33-45 at halftime.

Italians wake up…

At the restart, those from Emilia-Romagna were hot on Barcelona’s heels. They have been able to keep Barcelona’s income in single digits. The closest time Luca Banchi’s team came was at 44-49. Five margin units which have shown that Roger Grimau’s men had difficulties scoring in the third quarter. Satoransky’s baton and Jabari Parker’s wrist had to appear for Barça to get some air with the +10. The culers have known how to suffer in the balance, but they have seen how Bologna has increased its performance.

The increase of the Italians has reached a tie (61-61, min 31). Shengelia has also woken up and made Barcelona’s work disappear in the first half. In this way, the match has entered a more equal context. But the bad news has been prolonged, as the Italians have taken the lead for the first time since the third minute of play. An adverse distance that has grown to +5 and that has coincided with the attacking lights being turned off by Roger Grimau’s men. Vesely’s dunks have given color to the unfavorable panorama. Bologna with the arrow up and Barça down.

… to wrest victory from the culers

The trends have seemed to disappear when the last minute of play ended in a tie. A three-pointer from Satoransky once again put the culers ahead, but a inspired by Lundberg He was a splash of cold water for Barcelona’s aspirations with 17 seconds remaining. The Italian +4 has been insurmountable for Barça, who ended up defeated on the court of Virtus Bologna (80-75). In this way, the Blaugranas have a record of 9-3 in the Euroleague.


The virtue of Bologna, 80
Barça, 75

The power of Bologna: Cordinier (10), Belinelli (8), Hacket (14), Shengelia (14) y Dunston (1) -cinco inicial- Lundberg (21), Cacok (-), Mickey (8), Smith (-), Dobric (2), Abass (-) y Mascolo (2)
Barça: Satoransky (9), Laprovittola (9), Kalinic (7), Da Silva (3) and Vesely (13) -starting five- Abrines (6), Willy Hernangómez (15), Parker (4), Brizuela (9) , Jokubaitis (-) and Pauli (-)

Partials: 18-24; 15-21 // 23-16; 24-14

Referees: Robert Lottermoser, Ioannis Foufis y Maxime Boubert

2023-12-07 04:28:25
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