EuroLeague: Fenerbahce Beko to face Crvena Zvezda

ISTANBUL

Turkey’s Fenerbahce Beko will face Serbia’s Crvena Zvezda on Thursday in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague 2019-20 regular season. 

At home in Belgrade, Crvena Zvezda will host Fenerbahce as both sides hope for their first season victory after losing their first matches.

The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague 2019-20 regular season started on Oct. 3.

In the season opener, Fenerbahce lost 81-77 against Real Madrid, while Greek team Panathinaikos OPAP beat Serbian Crvena Zvezda 87-82.

Fenerbahce advanced to the final four for the fifth straight year including last year. It won the EuroLeague title in 2017.

Meanwhile, another Turkish club, Anadolu Efes, will play against Germany’s Alba Berlin in the EuroLeague on Friday.

In their first matches this season, Anadolu Efes were defeated by Spain’s Barcelona while Alba Berlin beat Zenit.

Anadolu Efes were the 2019 EuroLeague runners-up, reaching the EuroLeague final for the first time in their history.

Last season, both two Turkish clubs advanced to the Final Four for the first time ever.

Anadolu Efes beat Fenerbahce Beko 92-73 to reach the EuroLeague final before losing the final against Russia’s CSKA Moscow 83-91.

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season will conclude on April 10, 2020.

The Final Four will be held at Lanxess Arena in Germany’s Cologne between May 22-24. 

Round 2 matches are as follows:

Crvena Zvezda – Fenerbahce Beko

CSKA Moscow – Bayern Munich

Zenit St Petersburg – Barcelona

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne – Panathinaikos OPAP

Real Madrid – Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv

Khimki Moscow Region – KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz

Anadolu Efes – ALBA Berlin

Olympiacos Piraeus – Valencia Basket

AX Armani Exchange Milan – Zalgiris Kaunas
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