The coach of Unicajá, ibon navarroassured this Tuesday that the Limoges The CSP, this Wednesday’s rival in the Champions League Top 16 Matchday 5 (BCL), “come with nothing at stake“Having lost the remaining four games and, on top of that, ‘they’re going to lose a key player like Nic Lang’. of Graves and Bryce”, recalled the coach at a press conference.
Navarro said that the French “they are an unpredictable team“so they don’t know what they’re going to find when they are”no pressure” and comes “from playing a good game with the will to recover sensations”, added Navarro.
The coach of the Malaga team highlighted that the state of the model is not the most suitableper injuries and tirednessbut are obliged to regain tone and success. “It’s not a matter of wanting or not wanting, of course we do, but it’s a matter of sensationsin do basic things and from there we will recover”, he highlighted.
He pointed out that the game is very important because they risk the power of choice the first position of Group K and have the favorable judicial factor in the quarterfinals.
“We’re sure it’s a very important game for us and we are going to see also how they affect them to play without the pressure of the result and that point of unpredictability by that change of roles”, señaló. Highlight that the spirit of the players is good and that “the first ones want to win and being in the Playoffs on them”, who “are absolutely aware of what is in play” because “it is not a question of wanting, bell of power, that there are things that require your time and recovering those sensations is not something of one day”.
Ibon Navarro highlighted that guard Dario Brizuela is in doubt to face the France selection due to a muscular problem in the quadriceps of the left leg and they don’t want to force him.” He has a small hemorrhage that should stop bleeding and be reabsorbed. In the situation we are in, we can’t risk more long term loss. We have to try to be smart and shoot with what we have . If he feels very good tomorrow and can help us for 10 minutes, we will appreciate it”, he concluded.
No margin for failure
Thus, Unicaja, current leader of Group K of the Top 16 of the Champions League (BCL) with three wins, tied with AEK Athensreceive this Wednesday with the intention of consolidate your position Limoges CSP, the historic European basketball player who arrives in Malaga with nothing at stake in search of his first victory.
The Malaga team has a single objective, finish first in the group to have the field factor favorable in the quarter-final draw, for which they must beat the French team and wait for the last match against AEK Athens on Greek soil, where first place would be at stake.
Unicaja beat Limoges, last placed in the group, in the first leg played on French soil (67 to 84), with no chance of reaching the quarterfinals when counting their games by defeats, the last one against AEK (63 to 69)