Alba Berlin has experienced a disappointing evening at the start of the Euroleague. On the first matchday, the German basketball master conceded on Friday at the FC Barcelona a 64:96 (29:50), the guests had nothing to oppose the clearly favored Spaniards.
Barcelona, failed in the final season in Cologne to Anadolu Istanbul / Turkey, ensured clear conditions in the first quarter (28:15) and then continued. The triple quota of the Berlin was the break at weak 17 percent. Also in the second round Alba was clearly inferior to Topscorer Luke Sikma (16 points) before 3049 spectators.
The second German representative Bayern Munich lost on Thursday in Israel at Macabi Tel Aviv (68:69). The German Cup winner welcomes Barca in the coming week.
Alba plays on Sunday (18.00 pm / magenta Alba) in the Cup Octagonal Final against Bonn and gets the chance of a revenge. In the opening match of the Bundesliga, the Berliners had to give the Telekom Baskets beaten (86:88).