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The Moscow CSKA for the first time in three years reached the final of the main basketball tournament of the old world – Euroleague, reports “WORLD 24”. Beat the current title holder is real Madrid.
CSKA are the most successful club in the Euroleague in the twentieth century. For 19 years 16 hits in the final four. However, at a crucial stage of the tournament, the army team lose more often. Now that the curse is lifted. The Russian team in the final quarter played serious lag and still won the “real” – 95:90.
“It was an amazing comeback, congratulations to their players. We continued to believe, despite the fact that real Madrid controlled the game almost throughout the match. Now we have another day to think about the next strong opponent”, – says CSKA head coach Dimitris itoudis said.
The Euroleague final will be held on Sunday. Rival CSKA would be a Turkish “Anadolu Efes”.