Olympiacos surprised FC Barcelona Regal in second semifinal game

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Not so good game for FC Barcelona Regal or better say the worst one in last few months. Too bad for them that it came in wrong moment.

Even most of Basketball fans expected to see CSKA Moscow and FC Barcelona Regal in Final game, it won’t happen. Olympiacos will play in Final with CSKA.

In second semifinal game, Olympiacos topped FC Barcelona Regal 68:64 and will have chance to win Euroleague trophy.

Congratulations to coach Dusan Ivkovic and his players. With great aggressive defense, a lot of engagment on the court during whole game, they defeated mighty FC Barcelona Regal.

As usual, Vassilis Spanoulis led Olympiacos with 21 points and 6 assists, Georgios Printezis scored 14 points.

In FC Barcelona Regal, Juan Carlos Navarro scored 18 points, Boniface Ndong added 10 points.

Days before Final four tournament we had an opportunity to hear some predictions from players and coaches, and most of them agreed that Olympiacos raises during season and that their form is great at this moment.

So, maybe this is not big surprise. It is true that Olympiacos play very good, very good control of game, with lot of discipline in defense and offense.

It will be interesting to see how much they can give in Final game against CSKA Moscow, but if we compare semifinal games today, chances are 50-50%.