Zalgiris was able to gain a foothold in the top eight and catch up with real Madrid, defeating in the match of 21 th round of group tournament of Euroleague tel Aviv «Maccabi» 99:84.
In the post-match interview to the official website of the tournament, the coach of Lithuanian club and former star of «Maccabi» Sarunas yasikyavichus said that his team is perfectly cast. «It was really important to accurately throw, but in the second half, we played well in defence allowing them to score only 40 points.»
«The first half was difficult from the point of view of a coach. Everything we had prepared, it didn’t work. But in the second half of the match we were able to slightly improve», — he said.
«In the second half, we showed good basketball,» added the coach of «Zalgiris».