It was in the last seconds and with great emotion, but the victory came to Flamengo over Boca Juniors in Americas Champions League. With a score of 65 to 62, the decision came in the last possession, when the red and black defense outperformed the Argentine attack. The attack also shined, and Gabriel Gao was the top scorer with 19 points. Rio will be looking to top the group in Friday's 7:10pm clash against Hepraika Maccabi.
The one who started the best is Boca Juniors. The Argentine team prevailed at the beginning of the first half of this Thursday's confrontation, and began to overcome the Flamengo defense. Rubro Negro was unable to finish the mark well, and Boca began to put together a good sequence of three shots until towards the end, when Flamengo entered the game once and for all to turn the score around. With a good moment on the field, Florida ended the quarter with a 17 to 13.
Flamengo continued its good performance in the match, even at the beginning of the second half, without many points for either team. The red and black team was leading throughout the quarter, pressing hard to increase the gap with Boca Juniors, who did little to compete with Florida. At the end of the break, the result was 36 to 28 For Brazilians.
With the need to enter the match definitively and achieve victory, Boca Juniors sought the result after the end of the first half, but Flamengo did not leave an easy way for its opponent. However, the Argentines struggled to reduce the huge gap opened by Rubro-Negro in the first half of the match. with 51 to 46The match entered the final period with a lot of emotion.
The final period began when Boca Juniors converted the difference in the score to just one point in favor of Flamengo. The turning point also came at the beginning with a basket from Vega, who scored three points after “back and forth” in the match, raising the difference between Boca and 58 to 53. The Argentines remained two points ahead of Villa until the final minutes. , when the Cariocas team tied the score 40 seconds before the end with Gabriel Gao and Balbi converted it from a free throw. Boca tried to achieve the result again, but the red and black defense prevailed, and Flamengo left the field victorious 65 to 62.
Flamengo will return to Palacio Peñarol at 7:10pm on Friday, against Hebraica Maccabi in the hunt to lead the group. In February, Flala and Boca meet again, this time in Argentina, at La Bombonreta, home of the “Zenezi” team.
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