The basketball player of FC Bayern Munich can hope for a strong comeback to the quarter-finals in the Euroleague. After a weak Start, the German champion won on Friday evening in Khimki Moscow with 71:60 (35:40). The former NBA Star Derrick Williams dominated once more in Munich with 20 points, 16 of which the U.S. had made progress with the Americans already at half-time. Also Vladimir Lucic showed with 15 points in a strong performance. First players in the Russian runners-up were Malcolm Thomas and Charles Jenkins with 13 points taken. Bayern have a balanced record of ten Wins and ten defeats.
The team of coach Dejan Radonjic did not have one in front of 6151 viewers, the hoped-for Start. Through a lot of ball losses and a bad throw of the Bavarians, the Russians, led rates after the first quarter, already with 18 points (28:10). Led by Derrick Williams, the German Champions came out much stronger in the second section, and shortened the distance to the break on five points (35:40). In the middle of the third quarter, the Munich-based acquisitions for the first time, the management and do not give this until the end of the game. “If we play like we did in the last three quarters, we are hard to beat,” Williams said after the game, in the case of Magenta sports.