Venezuela vs Russia will be the second match of round two in this year FIBA World Cup 2019. Since both teams have lost their previous games, they knocked out of this tournament, but this is the last match, and surely both teams want to finish it with a win. Read our thoughts about this entertaining Venezuela vs Russia FIBA World CUP 2019 match, here below.
Venezuela managed to advance to round two, but there they had to face Argentina against whom they lost by 20 points and lost a chance to advance to quarterfinals. However the fact that they reached round two is not a bad result for them, so they should not be disappointed. However the only job they have left to finish this tournament with honor and the opponent is quite tough, so since it do not decide anything, still should be an interesting game.
Venezuela roster for FIBA WC 2019:
PG: Gregory Vargas, Heissler Guillent
SG: Jhornan Zamora, Pedro Chourio
SF: Jose Vargas, Dwight Lewis
PF: Luis Bethelmy, Michael Carrera, Nestor Colmenares, Miguel Ruiz
C: Windi Graterol, Anthony Perez
Russia had every chance to advance further, but somehow managed to lose against Poland while been leading whole match, well if not looking to this loss, Russia has performed quite well, as they have defeated Nigeria, played point to point against Argentina, but loss against Poland has overturned all victories, now all they can do is finish tournament with a win, and the opponent is not tough one, so surely Russia should prevail.
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
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