With a defeat on Friday (8:45 p.m./Magenta Sport) in the fourth meeting again in Munich, FC Bayern would leave. In the event of a success there is a decision game in Barcelona.
The Euroleague title favorite from Spain showed itself significantly improved from the start after the surprising home bankruptcy from game two. Despite the home advantage, Bayern could not keep up against the Star ensemble, unlike in the two appearances in Barcelona. Led by the former NBA professional Nikola Mirotic, the guests led after ten minutes with 26:17. Until the break, the Catalans even expanded the lead to 18 points.
Bayern were much more attentive in the third quarter and were more than able to make the game more than balanced. After 30 minutes, the team of coach Andrea Trinchieri shortened the deficit thanks to the accurate Vladimir Lucic and a strong defense to ten points (49:59). With a fast 8: 2 run, Barcelona decided the game early in the fourth round and made the 2-1 series management perfect.
The best shooter at Bayern was Lucic with 17 points, while playing two with 25 points excellent Deshaun Thomas only came to four points. The outstanding Mirotic hit the best for FC Barcelona with 25 points.
Bayern Munich – FC Barcelona 66:75 (31:49)
Best thrower Bayern Munich: Lucic (17), Rubit (14), Jaramaz (13)
FC Barcelona: Mirotic (25), Smits (12)
Play-off stand: 1: 2
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