LEO vs CC Dream11: Leon Basketball Club will be looking to return back to winning ways when they play hosts to Costa Caribe in the 2020 Nicaragua Basketball League on early Thursday morning (IST).
Leon are reeling down in the bottom half of the table, and come into this game on the back of a big 98-61 away defeat against Bonanza Basketball Club. That result snapped a two-game winning run for them and they now know that they are in a must-win game here, for they are challenging for the playoff spots.
For Costa Caribe, this game offers a very good chance to go level on wins with current leaders San Isidro. With a 14-3 return on the season, they are second on the table at the moment.
Teams: Leon Basketball and Costa Caribe
Match Timing: May 07, @ 05:30 AM
Leon Basketball vs Costa Caribe team news:
Leon Basketball: As of now, the hosts have reported no injury concerns ahead of this match. All the players are available for selection.
Costa Caribe: For Costa Caribe, there are some issues, but it revolves more around the coach’s tactics. Some players are on the team’s fringes at the moment and are likely to miss out on this game once again.
Jack Hodgson Lezama, Joshua Christopher, Larel Pacheco and Elkin Romero Moncada are more likely to miss this match.
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Leon Basketball vs Costa Caribe starting five:
Leon Basketball: Gerardo Amaya, Carlos Valdivia Narvaez, Marcos Orozco Cruz, Lester Zelaya, Xomar Cruz
Costa Caribe: Luder Hernandez, Kerry Clair, Sydney Castaneda Obando, Vansdell Thomas, Fritz Cox
Grand League tips:
Leon Basketball: Axel Reyes Meza, Xomar Cruz, Sergio Sobalvarro, Wilfredo Barneto, Jeffrey Reyes, Marcos Orozco Cruz, Lester Zelaya, Gabriel Ruiz Vargas, Carlos Valdivia Narvaez, Kenny Urtecho, Rolando Carcamo Blanco, Gerardo Amaya, Ricardo Rizo, Ronaldo Valverde
Costa Caribe: Jack Hodgson Lezama, Joshua Christopher, Sydney Castaneda Obando, Larrel Pacheco, Jason West, Dirk Campbell, Kevin Vivas, Gutierrez, Elkin Romero Moncada, Kerry Clair, Luder Hernandez, Brandon Wilson, Moses Malone, Vansdell Thomas, Fritz Cox, Denis Munguia Gonzalez
LEO vs CC Dream11 teams:
PF: D M Gonzalez, V Thomas
SF: F Cox (SP), X Cruz
C: K Urtecho
PG: L Hernandez
SG: K V Gutierrez, M O Cruz
PF: V Thomas, I Zelaya, D M Gonzalez
SF: F Cox (SP)
C: K Urtecho
PG: G Amaya, L Hernandez
SG: K V Gutierrez
Costa Caribe are fighting for the top spot this season, and they know this is the sort of the game they have to win in order to keep the pressure on current leader San Isidro. For Leon Basketball Club, time is running out for them if they are to remain relevant in the playoff race. They are in a must-win situation here. But the question is can they win this match against a top team. They should fancy their chances for they are the host in this game. But we are not looking at that possibility in our Fantasy Basketball Prediction, and back an away win for Costa Caribe.