Russia vs Argentina will be the final round in group B in FIBA World Cup 2019. So far both teams haven’t lost, so this match will decide who will take the first place. This should be a very interesting World Cup Russia vs Argentina game, so please read our preview below.


International basketball team of Russia managed to defeat Nigeria in very difficult match by being underdogs, and in the second match easily won against South Korea, although many who questioned if Russia will manage to advance from group stage, they are proving that they came to fight to the end and now has a chance to take the first place, however, it will be the toughest opponent. So far Russia has been surprising everyone, maybe they will once again.

Russia roster for FIBA WC 2019:

PG: Mikhail Kulagin, Andrey Sopin, Grigory Motovilov

SG: Vitaly Fridzon, Sergey Karatsev, Evgenii Baburin

SF: Nikita Kurbanov

PF: Andrey Vorontsevich, Evgeny Valiev, Semen Antonov, Andrey Zubkov

C: Vladimir Ivlev


Argentina so far is playing as expected, with no defeats, however now this will be the toughest opponent, but Argentina is a clear favorite, they have a much better squad, can play faster basketball, but it would be a mistake to underestimate Russia. They won against Nigeria, and it proves that Russia gives everything for win. Knowing that this match will decide who takes the first place, Argentina should show maximum concentration and do all they can to escape another surprise.

Argentina roster for FIBA WC 2019:

PG: Facundo Campazzo, Nicolas Laprovittola,Luca Vildoza

SG:  Nicolas Brussino, Maximo Fjellerup, Lucio Redivo

SF: Patricio Garino, Gabriel Deck

PF: Luis Scola, Tayavek Gallizzi

C: Marcos Delia, Agustin Caffaro


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