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basketball Bundesliga team Alba Berlin did not want to stay long with the 71:87 defeat in the Euroleague at Zenit St. Petersburg. The analysis was brief. «We played very well for 25 minutes and scored very well. In the end, however, exactly the opposite was the case. But that happens, ”said sports director Himar Ojeda.
The sports director was more concerned about the hygiene conditions in Russia. At the game there were almost 2400 spectators in the hall. "That was good, in the end we play for her," said Ojeda. However, many sat close together and not everyone was wearing mouth and nose protection correctly. The Spaniard found that suspect. «A new experience for us. It's all a little different here, ”he said.
ALBA also wins in Göttingen
The German champion does not let go of the BG Göttingen either. Maodo Lo becomes the best thrower with a career high. © Provided by sport1.de ALBA also wins in Göttingen Alba Berlin is still on course in the easycredit Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). The German champions prevailed in a catch-up game at BG Göttingen with 86:75 (41:35) and took their twelfth win in their 13th season. Alba is fourth with 24: 2 points.
Even in the Berlin hotel people would walk around without a mask. "It's a strange atmosphere because you run into these people in the lobby," said Ojeda, a little worried about this looseness. The players try to keep their distance, usually stay in their rooms and eat in a separate room. "Let's hope nothing happens," said the Spaniard.
The team will stay in St. Petersburg until Thursday. There will be training there on Wednesday before moving on to Moscow. There the game against the bottom line Khimki Moscow is on Friday (6 p.m. / Magentasport). The Russians have only had three wins in the Euroleague. However, surprisingly last won against Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Youngster Jonas Mattisseck therefore warned: "It is always difficult against such teams because at some point they have nothing more to lose". He therefore demanded: "We have to take this game just as seriously as everyone else and go into it with full focus."
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