ALBA Berlin will be looking to end a three-game skid in EuroLeague when they host Olimpia Milano in the fifth round match at Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin.
CSKA Moscow, the current leader, and the defending champions were too hot to handle for ALBA Berlin as the team from Moscow bullied their German counterpart right from the off. Berlin were hardly able to put up a fight, and the game was done and dusted in the third quarter when CSKA sprang up a 22-8 run to take a 19 point lead.
ALBA Berlin, who started the fourth round in the top half of the table, dropped down to 15th on the points table.
Olimpia Milano, meanwhile, recorded their third straight victory in EuroLeague after getting the better of Fenerbahce 87-74 at Mediolanum Forum.
Sergio Rodriguez led the way for the hosts with a game-high 22 points, while Arturas Gudaitis and Amedeo Della Valle made significant contributions off the bench with 17 and 15 points respectively. With a 3-1 record from the first four games, Milano are 5th on the points table, only one game behind leaders CSKA Moscow and Barcelona.
What competition it is? EuroLeague Basketball
The match will be played between the ALBA Berlin and Olimpia Milano at Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin, in Berlin. The arena has a capacity of 17,000.
Match Day: October 30, 2019, @ 12:30 AM IST
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BER vs AXE Dream11 Team News:
ALBA Berlin News:
Kresimir Nikic and Stefan Peno are yet to play this season for ALBA Berlina and the duo remains out due to long term injuries.
But the hosts received injury boost before the last game after Johannes Thiemann and Marcus Eriksson were declared fit to play. The former made his first appearance this season and clocked 3 minutes, while Eriksson had his first game-time in more than two weeks.
ALBA must improve on their last showing where they could shot convert 40.0% on two-point shots and 29.2% from long range.
Olimpia Milano News:
Shelvin Mack has been ruled out due to a leg injury, joining on the sidelines Nemanja Nedovic, who is yet to feature for Milan this season.
Arturas Gudaitis could make his return to action this week. Jeff Brooks missed Milan’s last Italian league game.
BER vs AXE Dream11 Probable 5:
ALBA Berlin: Landy Nnoko, Rokas Giedraitis, Niels Giffey, Martin Hermannsson, Luke Sikma
Olimpia Milano: Vladimir Micov, Shelvin Mack, Kaleb Tarczewski, Luis Scola, Amedeo Della Valle
Likely to feature from the bench:
ALBA Berlin: Peyton Siva, Tyler Cavanaugh, Tim Schneider, Kenneth Ogbe, Jonas Mattisseck, Makai Mason, Malte Delow
Olimpia Milano: Sergio Rodriguez, Nemanja Nedovic, Riccardo Moraschini, Andrea Cinciarini, Christian Burns, Paul Biligha
Martin Hermannsson, Landy Nnoko, Rokas Giedraitis, Niels Giffey, Martin Hermannsson, Luke Sikma, Tyler Cavanaugh, Peyton Siva, Jonas Mattisseck, Makai Mason, Malte Delow, Tim Schneider, Kenneth Ogbe
Olimpia Milano: Amedeo Della Valle, Shelvin Mack, Vladimir Micov, Paul Biligha, Arturas Gudaitis, Riccardo Moraschini, Michael Roll, Sergio Rodriguez, Kaleb Tarczewski, Nemanja Nedovic, Andrea Cinciarini, Christian Burns, Aaron White, Luis Scola
BER vs AXE Dream11 Combination: