Ukraine lost in the third round of the youth Eurobasket-2019, but went to the playoffs

Украина уступила в третьем туре молодежного Евробаскета-2019, но вышла в плей-офф

The men’s team of Ukraine at the age of 20 suffered their second defeat in the European championship, losing in tel Aviv.

The team of Valeriy Plekhanov lost to tournament hosts Israel with the score 74:93.

The first quarter was the team Plekhanova with a lead of 12 points, however, before the break, the Israelis have cut the gap to two.

In addition, one of the main authors of sensation in the game with the Serbs to Yssouf Sanon scored four fouls. In the future, the hosts of the tournament defeated in the third and fourth quarters and with a lead of 19 points won the match.

After three games played, the Ukrainians scored three points and took third place behind Serbia and Israel in the group. All four teams left in the playoffs.

It should be noted that the U-20 is the only youth national teams of Ukraine participates in Division A. in order to maintain residence in it, the team Plekhanov need to take a place not below the 13th.

In the first round, the Ukrainians lost against Italy (58:85), and in the next match defeated the team of Serbia (68:63).