Real Madrid claim 3rd place in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague

Real Madrid claim 3rd place in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
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  • calendar-gray 19 May 2019

Real Madrid beat Fenerbahce Beko 94-75 in the 3rd place game of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague basketball Final Four tournament on Sunday, ONAreports quoting Anadolu.

The leader of the regular season, Fenerbahce was defeated by reigning champs Real Madrid and took the fourth place in the final four being held in the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Both teams were the finalists in the last year's tournament and they were both defeated in EuroLeague Final Four semifinals.

Later tonight, basketball heavyweights Anadolu Efes and CSKA Moscow will clash for the league title.

On Friday, for the first time in history, two Turkish clubs met in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four match which saw Anadolu Efes beating Fenerbahce Beko 92-73 to advance to the final.

This is Anadolu Efes' first EuroLeague final in its history.

CSKA Moscow defeated Real Madrid 95-90 on Friday night to advance to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague final.

This year is the first time ever that two Turkish clubs have advanced to the Final Four, making Turkey the fifth country to accomplish the feat since 1988 after Spain, Italy, Greece and Russia.

Faiq Mahmudov

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