Spain head into their 2nd group game in the FIBA World Cup 2019 against Puerto Rico, with the top spot, is up for grabs for the winner of this game, following the win for either team in their opening group games respectively.
What competition it is? FIBA World Cup 2019
The match will be played between Puerto Rico and Spain at Guangzhou Gymnasium, in Guangzhou, China. The arena has a capacity of 10,000.
Match Day: September 02, 2019, @ 06:00 PM IST
Sony Sports Network has the rights to stream FIBA World Cup 2019 in India. Premier members can also catch the Live-Action on SonyLiv App.
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How both these teams open their campaign?
Puerto Rico came from a 17-point deficit to win the game 83-81 against Iran. The 15th ranked team outscored their Sian counterparts 32-16 in the penultimate quarter to complete the comeback.
Spain flexed their muscles in the all possible way as they brushed aside Tunisia 101-62 in Game-1. Ricky Rubio led the fight with a team-high 17 points, while five other Spanish players touched the double digits mark.
A win for Spain over Puerto Rico will be enough to secure a place in the knockout stage.
ESP vs PUR Dream11 team News:
Squad for the FIBA World Cup 2019:
Puerto Rico named the following squad for the FIBA World Cup 2019:
Isaiah Pineiro, Ramon Clemente, Devon Collier, Gary Browne, Jorge Bryan Diaz, Angel Rodriguez, Gian Clavell, David Huertas, Renaldo Balkman, Alexander Franklin, Christopher Brady, Javier Mojica
Marc Gasol, Xavi Rabaseda, Pau Ribas, Víctor Claver, Quino Colom, Sergio Llull, Ricky Rubio, Juancho Hernangómez, Javier Beirán, Rudy Fernández, Willy Hernangómez, Pierre Oriola
Players to watch out for: (Captain options):
Marc Gasol: He was his usual self in Game-1, dominating the paint and collecting defensive rebounds. The big Centre, who won the NBA championship with Toronto Raptors this season, scored 10 points.
David Huertas: Puerto Rico find themselves on the cusp of the knockout qualification all because of David Huertas’ incredible fourth quarter. The 32-year-old Guard scored a game-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer which levelled the score 78-78, with just 45 seconds to go.
Ricky Rubio: Though he struggled to bring his A-shooting game here, the Phoenix Suns’ point guard was a dominating figure inside the paint against Tunisia.
The 28-year-old scored a team-high 17 points and also made a defensive contribution with two steals.
Last game against Tunisia:
Juan Hernangómez: The young star from Spain had a magnificent game against Tunisia. The Denver Nuggets forward took almost all the decisions right, hardly giving the opponents any chance of turnovers.
Hernangomez’s last game stats:
ESP vs PUR Dream11 Teams (Starting Lineup; Probables):
INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION
Spain are huge favourites to win the game.