Valencia: Schedule and where to watch online today the game of Copa de Rey de Basketball live
The 2020 Copa del Rey basketball He will kick off today, Thursday, February 13 with a quarter-final high voltage. Barça and Valencia Basket will play the opening match in the José María Martín Carpena Sports Palace in Malaga.
The duel Barça – Valencia between these two Euroleague teams will start today Thursday at 7 pm and it can be seen through the #Vamos channel of Movistar +. You can also follow through the OKDIARIO website where we will tell you the minute by minute of the Basketball King's Cup.
Azulgranas and taronjas faces were recently seen in the Fonteta in a match that ended with victory of the first after a great comeback. Valencia Basket came to dominate by 15 at the beginning of the last quarter, but those of Pesic increased defensive intensity and the ring began to close for the locals. Meanwhile, Barça was reducing the difference until completing the comeback with a basket of Mirotic a few seconds from the end.
The truth is that the matches between these two sets are always of maximum equality. This duel will be the fourth so far this season (2 in Barcelona and 1 in Valencia), and in the previous three the Catalan table has been imposed by the minimum. Jaume Ponsarnau's pupils showed their faces in the Palau in the league match in the Palau and fell by 97-94, again thanks to a Mirotic in MVP mode; while in Euroleague they lost by six at Barça's house (83-77). In the duel of the Fonteta the Valencia Basket fell by 76-77.
A week later the faces will be seen again. The taronja come from suffering to achieve the victory at the home of Movistar Estudiantes (73-77) and Barcelona won with authority at the home of the Herbalife Gran Canaria (65-81). Pesic reserved his star, Nikola Mirotic what He did not travel to the Canary Islands to be on top to face this intense week of Copa del Rey. The coach did not want to risk since the Spanish nationalized Montenegrin has recently emerged from an injury.
Valencia Basket and Barcelona come to this clash touched by injuries, especially taronja. Jaume Ponsarnau will not be able to count on two of the key players of this team such as Sam Van Rossom and Jordan Loyd. The second is completely ruled out, while the first has a slight chance of helping his own although the technician sees it very complicated that he may arrive on time.
Who will be is Mike Tobey who reappeared this week against Barcelona and has played all three games (Barcelona, Bayern and Students) without problems. For its part, Barcelona will have Thomas Heurtel's leave. The Frenchman suffered a sprained left ankle during the Euroleague duel last Friday against Armani Milan, who has forced him to say goodbye to the Cup. Bad news for the Frenchman who had reappeared after almost six months of absence due to injury.