Turkey face Montenegro in the FIBA World Cup Classification phase match at Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre.
What competition it is? FIBA World Cup 2019
The match will be played between Turkey and Montenegro at Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, in Dongfeng, China. The arena has a capacity of 16,133.
Match Day: September 07, 2019, @ 05:00 PM IST
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How the teams fared in China?
Turkey failed to qualify for the last-16 after a scathing defeat against the Czech Republic in the final group game.
Ondrej Balvin had a double-double for the Czech, but it was his job in the opponents’ paint which had a larger impact on the game. He managed to keep Ersan Illysova in check for the majority of the match which proved to be the difference.
Still, the 76-91 defeat came unexpectedly for Turkey considering how the World No-17 side played in the first two games. The Turks beat Japan 86-97 to open their campaign with a win, before losing to the USA 92-93 in the over-time.
Montenegro were one of the eight teams from the 32 nations not to win a game in the first stage of the competition.
It was a surprise though, as Montenegro were expected to win at least one game at the first group stage, most notably against the New Zealanders, who sit a huge 10 places below them on FIBA’s current world rankings.
TUR vs MON Dream11 team News:
Squad for the FIBA World Cup 2019:
Furkan Korkmaz, Melih Mahmutoglu, James Metecan Birsen, Berkan Durmaz, Ege Arar, Yigit Arslan, Dogus Balbay, Semih Erden, Ersan Ilyasova, Cedi Osman, Sertac Sanli, Bugrahan Tuncer, Berk Ugurlu, Scott Wilbekin
Derek Needham, Aleksa Popovic, Petar Popovic, Milko Bjelica, Bojan Dubljevic, Nikola Ivanovic, Dino Radoncic, Nikola Vucevic, Nemanja Radovic, Sead Sehovic, Suad Sehovic, Marko Todorovic
TUR vs MON Dream11 Teams (Starting Lineup; Probables):
Likely to feature from the bench:
INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION
Turkey will start the game as favourites.