Match between Mega Leksa and Cedevita completed with convincing win from team from Zagreb. The match ended with a score of 55:81, by quarters 14:25, 17:12, 13:23 and 11:21.
Although, Cedevita has great enterence in the match and quickly gained a double-digit lead, Mega was able to catch up and walked over to the opponent only one point. At halftime the score was 31:37. The second half began in the sign of Cedevita , namely Zubcic, who scored two consecutive triples and thereby brought his team an advantage which they preserved until the end of the match.
In the team, which in this game led by Veljko Mrsic, the best were Bilan with 17, Zubcic with 15 and Delas and Gordic with 10 points. In the Mega Leks the best was Cantekin with 13, Krstic with 10 and Miljenovic with 9 points.
“Congratulations Maga in a fair and honest game. I think that we have complied with the agreement that we had. It seems to me that we had 3-4 empty minutes of the game and it could have cost us dearly. We were better, we controlled the match to a greater extent and deserved to win. “
Veljko Mrsic, coach:
“This was a serious match. Before the match we were quite skeptical, but all ended well. Mega attacked us great, took us a lot to find a balance, but we managed. In the second half we played great defense. Players were willing to attack and deserved to win. “
“Congratulations Cedevita to win. They showed us how to play. They proved why they are a team that plays in Europe. We turn to the game against Partizan and I hope that we will surprise many. “
“First of all, congratulations to the team Cedevita to win, they deserved it is. They are better team. We have responded poorly, we just showed that we haven’t some character.
It is important to learn from these matches. We have to play differently, livelier, faster and with better defense. Thank you all for your support.”