Turkey vs Czech Republic will be the final round of group E, so far both teams are fighting to advance to the next round, so this should be a very interesting game, to have more insights on this Turkey vs Czech Republic FIBA World Cup match, please read our preview below.
National basketball Turkey team was so close from making a true surprise and defeating the USA but somehow managed to miss 4 free throws in a row and lost after overtime. They had every chance to secure their place in the next round, but missed it and now has to win if they want to move forward, the opponent is not the toughest one, but they are also fighting for survival, so it won’t be easy. But Turkey once again has everything in their own hands.
Turkey roster for World Cup 2019:
PG: Dogus Balbay, Scott Wilbekin
SG: Melih Mahmutoglu, Bugrahan Tuncer, Furkan Korkmaz, Yigit Arslan
SF: James Metecan Birsen, Cedi Osman
PF: Ersan Ilyasova, Ege Arar
C: Semih Erden, Sertac Enli
Czechs have defeated Japan easily and earned a chance to fight to advance. However the opponent is much stronger than Japan, but the question is will Turkey focus after such miserable loss against the USA? Of course, the team will be devastated and it is a good chance for the Czech Republic, but they must perform far better than they performed against Japan. The pressure as well will be on Turkey, and as we have seen today, they can’t play well under pressure and it is another advantage for Czechs.
Czhech Republic roster for FIBA WC 2019:
PG: Jakub Sirina, Tomas Satoransky, Tomas Vyoral
SG: Pavel Pumprla, Vojtech Hruban
SF: Lukas Palyza, Martin Kriz
PF: Blake Schlib, Jaromir Bohacik
C: Ondrej Balvin, Patrik Auda, Martin Peterka
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