Fenerbahçe Beko lost 78-67 to CSKA Moscow in the second match of the EuroLeague Play-Off. Due to coronavirus cases and injuries, the Yellow-Navyers, who lacked head coach Kokoskov and 6 players, fell 2-0 behind.
Fenerbahçe Beko Basketball Team lost 78-67 to Russian representative CSKA Moscow in the second match of the THY Europa League Play-Off quarter-final series and fell 2-0 behind in the series. In the match that started with mutual baskets, CSKA was ahead 13-9 in the 5th minute with Hackett’s 3-point field goal. Fenerbahçe Beko finished the first quarter 25-23 with a basket by Biberovic. The home team, which destroyed Fenerbahçe Beko’s field defense with Clyburn’s 3-point baskets in the second quarter, which did not score in the first two minutes, increased the difference to 9 points in the 19th minute: 46-37. Fenerbahçe Beko went to the locker room 50-42 behind.
Third match on April 28
In the second half, CSKA started effectively. Yellow-Navy team, Kenan Sipahi could not take advantage of the 4 foul throws in a row, and could not evaluate the chances of superiority. The Russian team was ahead 60-55 in the 3rd period. Fenerbahçe Beko, who fought on the road to Russia without Ali Muhammed, Edgaras Ulanovas, Jarell Eddie and Jan Vesely, was defeated 78-67 from the field. The third match of the Play-Off quarter-final series, in which the team that will reach three wins, will advance to the Final-Four will be played on Wednesday, April 28 in Istanbul.