San Pablo Burgos will play the first semifinal match in the history by beating MoraBanc Andorra by two points – 88-86. The opponent will be FC Barcelona.
FC Barcelona is much offensive team compare to their opponent scoring 88.3 points per game, while Burgos scoring 81.4 points per game.
Head to head Barcelona vs Burgos
FC Barcelona met Burgos on 04/01/2020. Barcelona won that game by two points 82-80 especially due to great finish of the match scoring 21 points last quarter allowing them to earn narrow victory in the match. Vitor Benite scored 22 points, on the other site, Mirotic was best scorer of Barcelona with 28 points, Oriola came with 18 and Kuric (10). Burgos has never beat Barcelona so far with overall score of 111-81 for team from Barcelona.
Nikola Mirotic, the MVP of the ACB
Nikola Mirotic, from Barcelona, was named MVP of this year of Liga Endesa. Nikola has averaged 19.5 points per game. Another great player of Barcelona is Adam Hanga, playing with great physique in last matches. Defensively he is one of the players in Liga Endesa.
San Pablo Burgos
When those from Peñarroya enjoy playing and they do it as a team they are very difficult to stop . The key to the team has been attitude, something that has never been lacking in the ranks of Burgos. That added to the quality of many of their players has made them tough opponents to beat.
Even with their team play, there are two players who have stood out above the rest in this final phase. Vítor Benite has been the top scorer for Burgos . The Brazilian point guard has averaged 16.6 points and a 12.4 rating in the group stage . Another of the most outstanding players has been Thad Mcfadden. The North American shooting guard averages 12.2 points and 65% accuracy on two-point shots . Other players such as Ferran Bassas (10.6) or Bruno Fitipaldo (9.2) should also be highlighted .
Missing/Questionable players before the match
Barcelona has 16 players available for the match. All of them are fit, it means the head coach has to drop four of them for the match against Burgos. Burgos will miss Goran Huskic, who is missing for a long time and currently recovering from injury. Early Clark (12.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg in 23 matches), one of the leaders of Burgos in this season, has ended his contract in team and moved to South Korea to join Anyang KGC. That why Dragan Apic was brought to the team to help in final phase of Liga Endesa.