Alba Berlin has won the firecracker in the quarter-finals of the German Basketball Cup with FC Bayern München and for the defeat in the final of 2018 returned the favor. The capital club won on Sunday in a highly exciting Match at the defending Champions with 78:70, thus completing the Cup semi-finals. For Munich, it was the first competitive defeat this season against a German Team.
A week after Berlin’s Bundesliga defeat in Munich, Germany (81:83) gave both teams a real Fight. Again and again, the lead changed again and again, and there are baskets of spectacular scenes. The decision came in the closing stages. The Munich shot while within a few minutes of a 55 a 61-residue was dissolved in a 65:63, but the 18-year-old Albanian young star Jonas Mattisseck made with a total of five successful distance shots the difference. The playmaker was with 15 points, one of Berlin’s best Scorer.
In the semi-final, Alba has to compete now with the Fraport Skyliners of Frankfurt, in addition, Brose Bamberg is located on the 20. January, the Telekom Baskets Bonn. The final will not be played this season as a Top Four on a weekend, will now take place on 17. February instead.