Anadolu Efes Basketball Team defeated France representative LDLC ASVEL 78-72 in the 25th week match of THY Europa League.
Anadolu Efes, whose two matches were postponed due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) cases, achieved its 12th victory in its 23rd match in the organization. LDLC ASVEL, whose one match in the league was postponed, was defeated for the 15th time in the 24th game it played.
LDLC ASVEL, which started the match with mutual baskets, was ahead 16-15 in the first period, and went ahead 36-32 in the locker room with Knight’s effective performance.
Starting the second half of the game well, Anadolu Efes took the lead 48-40 in the 27th minute with the baskets of Simon, Micic, Pleiss and Larkin. The dark blue-white team entered the last quarter with a 54-50 superiority.
Starting the last quarter well, Anadolu Efes increased the lead to 14 points (68-54) in the 34th minute with points scored by Beaubois, Moerman and Larkin. While LDLC ASVEL tried to close the gap with Strazel and Jones, Anadolu Efes was leading 73-68 in the last minute. Continuing to dominate in the remaining time, the dark blue-white team won the hall 78-72.