RM vs MOS Dream11: Two teams heading in the wrong direction will meet when Real Madrid play host to CSKA Moscow in EuroLeague round-10 match at WiZink Center, in Madrid, Spain.
Madrid have turned the fortunes around in the last few weeks, as they head into this game on the back of four straight wins in the EuroLeague. They have made some ground on the teams above them as a result and now sit level on with CSKA Moscow heading into their next encounter.
Madrid produced an absolute masterclass performance in round-9 as they beat BCK Khimki 104-76 to record their fourth straight win.
CSKA Moscow, meanwhile, are heading in the wrong direction at this moment. The 80-70 defeat on the road against Saski Baskonia was their 3rd defeat in the last five games. As things stand, the defending champions are sixth on the points table but are only one game adrift of the top spot.
Teams: Real Madrid vs CSKA Moscow
Venue: WiZink Center
Match Timing: November 23, @ 01:30 AM
The following players will have a big say in deciding the result of the match.
Mike James: He is just unstoppable at the moment, scoring points for fun. He is racking up 19.7 points per game for Moscow in EuroLeague. The chances are that he will end up the match as the highest scorer.
Anthony Randolph: But Madrid’s Anthony Randolph will have his say in that. After all, he is averaging a team-high 12.6 points per game this season.
Facundo Campazzo: Another in-form player on the Madrid’s roster is Facundo Campazzo. The 28-year-old has clocked points at 10.7 per game so far in EuroLeague.
Darrun Hillard: He will be looking to make amends for his no-show in the last game. He is too good to have consecutive bad days in the office. He is Moscow’s 2nd best player with 12.1 points per game.
Real Madrid team news:
Salah Mejri and Felipe Reyes are expected to miss the match for Real Madrid. The duo is the only player not available for coach Pablo Laso ahead of this game.
CSKA Moscow team news:
Will Clyburn is a long-term injury absentee for the visitors with a knee injury, while Mikhail Kulagin is also out with a foot injury.
Real Madrid: Anthony Randolph, Gabriel Deck, W Tavares, Facundo Campazzo, Jeffrey Taylor
CSKA Moscow: Johannes Voigtmann, Nikita Kurbanov, Kosta Koufos, Mike James, Darrun Hillard
Real Madrid: Fabien Causeur, Anthony Randolph, Rudy Fernandez, Facundo Campazzo, Nicolas Laprovittola, Felipe Reyes, Gabriel Deck, Usman Garuba, Mario Nakic, Jaycee Carroll, Walter Tavares, Sergio Llull, Jordan Mickey, Trey Thompkins, Jeffrey Taylor, Salah Mejri
CSKA Moscow: Joel Bolomboy, Janis Strelnieks, Nikita Kurbanov, Daniel Hackett, Aleksandr Khomenko, Andrey Vorontsevich, Johannes Voigtmann, Joel Bolomboy, Ivan Ukhov, Mikhail Kulagin, Ron Baker, Andrey Lopatin, Kyle Hines, Semen Antonov, Mike James
PG: F Campazzo, M James (SP), D Hackett
SG: D Hillard
SF: N Kurbanov
PF: J Voigtmann
C: A Randolph, W Tavares
PG: F Campazzo, M James (SP)
SG: D Hillard, J Carroll
SF: N Kurbanov
PF: J Voigtmann
C: A Randolph, Hines