The French team managed to beat USA in the quarterfinals of the world Cup of basketball. Therefore the French will play in the semifinals against Argentina.
In General, the teams started the game fairly evenly, not letting the opponent far away. Therefore, the first period ended in a tie 18:18. And already to the big break, the French left with a +6 (45:39). It is worth noting that the Americans missed the jerk at +9 points from rivals.
The French team in the third quarter even brought the advantage down to 10, but the U.S. team until the end of the quarter not only reduced the gap, but came forward. In the fourth quarter the advantage of the Americans even up to +7. But to keep the Americans failed. After the score was 76:71 in favor of the Americans, they scored only three points. While the French – as many as 18.
France – USA 89:79 (18:18, 27:21, 18:27, 26:13)
So now the French will play in the semifinals of the world Cup against the Argentina national team. The match is scheduled for September 13. In the second semi-final will play Spain and the winner of the Australia – Czech Republic.
Player of the match found the Frenchman Rudy Gobert. He scored 21 points, made 16 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists and 1 steal.