Canada vs Lithuania will be the second round match in group H. So far both teams have different results, Canada suffered a defeat against Australia, while Lithuania easily 101:47 overcome Senegal. So it should be a very important match for both sides as they fight for at least 2nd place in the group stage. Please read our thought about this Canada vs Lithuania World Cup 2019 match here below.
Canada lost against Australia in a very entertaining match, at the of the 2nd quarter they were trailing by 17 points and after the 3rd quarter, they led by 1 point. However, in the end Australia have shown their power and finished the match with 92:108. Although Canada lost, they have shown that they came here to fight to the end. Now they must win because another loss would end their tournament with one match remaining.
Canada roster for 2019 FIBA WC 2019:
PG: Kevin Pangos, Duane Notice, Cory Joseph
SG: Brady Heslip, Phil Scrubb
SF: Melvin Ejim, Aaron Best
PF: Chris Boucher, Oshae Brisset, Kyle Wiltjer
C: Owen Klassen, Khem Birch
In their first match, Lithuania have clearly shown that they mean business by easily defeating Senegal 101:47. However it was the easiest opponent, now they have to win against Canada, otherwise, they will in a hard position with only one win and last match be against Australia, not impossible, but probably Lithuania doesn’t plan to get in such position. It should quite a difficult match because Canada can play in Lithuania’s way-fast basketball with many three-pointers.
Lithuania roster for FIBA WC 2019:
PG:Renaldas Seibutis, Marius Grigonis
SG: Mantas Kalnietis, Lukas Lekavicius
SF: Jonas Maciulis, Edgaras Ulanovas, Arnas Butkevicius, Rokas Giedraitis
PF: Mindaugas Kuzminskas, Paulius Jankunas
C: Domantas Sabonis, Jonas Valanciunas
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