The Euroleague Final Four It is synonymous with spectacle and emotion. Decide the most important continental tournament in the FIBA world that, in this edition, will be held in Kaunas (Lithuania)in the modern Zalgirio Arena, a facility with capacity for 15,500 spectators, where Zalgiris usually plays its matches.
The four best teams in the competition will fight to win the prestigious title and take over from the current champion, Anadolu efes which, against all odds, failed to qualify for the ‘playoffs’. Three are regulars and they already know what it is to lift the trophy, both real Madrid (10 titles), FC Barcelona (two), olympiacos (three), and one is a rookie at this event, Monaco.
The Greek team starts as favorites in the bets, after a splendid regular season with 34 games in which they managed to finish as first place. His coach Giorgios Bartzokas has been chosen as Coach of the Year and the star of the team, the ex-azulgrana Sasha Vezenkovhas finished as the tournament’s top scorer, with an average of 17.2 points.
The crosses for the tournament are decided. On the one hand they will face the barcathe first to qualify, and the real Madridthe team that managed to knock down the partizan taking the tie to the tiebreaker and coming back from 0-2 against, in a reissue of the European classic that was already experienced a year ago in Belgrade. And the olympiacos will be measured with Monaco in the other semifinal.
When will it be played?
The two semifinals will be played on Friday, May 19. Olympiacos and Monaco They will play at 5:00 p.m., in the match that will open the tournament. Barcelona and Real Madrid They will play the second from 20 hours.
The winners will meet on Sunday in the final for the title starting at 7:00 p.m.
The losers will play a match for third and fourth place on the same Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
Where can it be seen on television?
In Spain, matches can be followed by DAZN.