Basketball champion Alba Berlin goes hard on Friday into the German Euro league duel at Cup winner Bayern Munich. The capital club cashed in the continental elite class at its dress rehearsal at MacCaig Tel Aviv in Israel with 78:87 (39:47) also in the fourth game since the end of its two-week corona forced break a defeat.

Munich, on the other hand, improved his chances to a playoff-Square on a 77:68 (45:29) in the pursuit duel at the French representative Level Lyon-Villeurbanne.

Berlin could only keep up in Tel Aviv in the opening district. After that, the broader quality of the hosts sat down. In the team of Alba-Coach Israel Gonzalez was national player Mao do Lo with 18 points most successful player of a trio with double-digit yield. At the homes, on the other hand, five actors shone with two-digit points. Through the 14th defeat in the 20th game, Berlin after almost two-thirds of the preliminary round on the third stage table space almost only theoretical opportunities on the originally intended participation in the play-offs of the best eight.

Completely contrary is Munich’s situation. Through his third victory in the past four Euro league encounters, the Team of Bavaria-Coach Andrea Trencher, which was never behind the encounter, was pushing his playoff ambitions emphatically. The Bundesliga leader moved to Siegen even with the table of the table Anatole Istanbul.

As an additional bonus, the Munich, where Augustine Rubin with 17 points and Ogden Faramarz with eleven counters were the best throwers, secured through the success, possibly the right comparison with the French for play-off participation. Even the first leg had won Trencher’s players with 73:65.