|Semi-final match 2
from the play-off
|The final result|
|1 o||2 o||3 x||4 S|
The Benfica He beat Oliverense (93-80) on Monday night, May 23rd, in Bavelhau Fidelaide, in the second game of the semi-finals of the Betclick League, to be only one win away from reaching the final of the competition. . Quietly the eagles prevailed.
The Benfica entered the match well from an attacking point of view, and dominated in the fighting of the tables, thanks to the presence of Denis Clifford, and the goal.which turned for the first time 2.44 minutes from the end of the first half, when Oliverense, having made a two-point throw with a converted foul, Went to 20-23. still Norberto Alves’ men responded and stopped the break in the lead with a score of 27-26. If it is true that the percentage of two-point shots was higher for the Eagles (72% vs. 54% for strangers), the fact is that the Oliveira de Azeméis logo managed to be 100% effective with four shots out of four out of three.
In the In the second quarter, Benfica gradually expanded its advantage, and reached the maximum that remained at seven points in the first half when Frank Gaines shot from far to count 43-36. The 45-36 was a rare nest egg that the teams took to restmainly due to recent failed attacks in the last seconds, and in particular when Aaron Broussard missed two free throws.
In the The third part of 10 minutes shoot the eagles at the markI have got 16-22 During this period, benefiting above all from Greater efficiency in attacking the basket And basically, Raising the indicators of aggression in the defensive table, associated with some ball losses from an alien attack. you 67-54 Sovereignty is reflected incarnate in the game.
With a partial 6-0 score at the start of the last quarter, Benfica gave a clear indication of the outcome of the match. The 19 points, when they were 73-54, were useful. The ratios of two- and three-point shots by the visitors fell, compared to those of the Eagles, who naturally dominated the operations, oscillating between attacks on the near-basket and outside shots.. After making a 21-point lead, Benfica slowed down, explored their team’s depth and ended up winning 93-80.
With Benfica winning this semi-final 2 playoff match, He was followed by President Rui Costa and some members of the club’s governing bodiesShowdown on Wednesday, May 25, 19:00, in Oliveira de Azmes, He will be able to select a finalist in the Betclic League, if the Reds win.
Norberto Alves (Benfica coach): “We didn’t start the game well defensively, we allowed 26 points. In the second half, we improved defensively. After the break, we shared the ball well, we gave 25 assists and some open shots made the difference. It was important to win and go to Oliveira de Azeméis with this The advantage. Olivers have a lot of quality.”
|Benfica vs U de Oliveira
|Benfica is in fifth place|
|Frank Gaines, Aaron Broussard, Evan Almeida, Makram Ben Ramadan, and Benito Gomez|
|Travis Munnings, Jose Silva, Eduardo Francisco, Jose Barbosa, Diogo Gameiro, Thomas Barroso, Dennis Clifford|
|Oliverense starting from five years|
|Sean Willett, Derek Coulter, Joao Grosso, Joao Guerrero, Raven Barber|
|Feliciano Perez, Ricardo Monteiro, Renato Azevedo, Zane Waterman, Pedro Catarino, Joao Balcero and Francisco Albergaria|
|First Quarter||Second Quarter||Third quarter||Fourth quarter|
|Evan Almeida (14), Frank Gaines (13), Aaron Broussard (13), Betino Gomez (13), Jose Silva (9), Jose Barbosa (7), Denis Clifford (7), Diogo Gameiro (5), Makram Benn Romdan (5), Eduardo Francisco (4) and Thomas Barroso (3)|
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