Spain and Serbia the faces are seen second game of the group stage of the Tokyo Olympics 2021. The women’s national team arrives at the meeting after winning with suffering in the first game against an uncomfortable South Korea, where the pivot stood out Astou Ndour. The Spanish-Senegalese led the victory suffered by the national team by 69-73, with a double-double of 26 points and 10 rebounds, in a superb performance.
The rival pivot Ji Su Park He also led the Korean team, which held out until a final set in the fourth quarter, in which it was undoubtedly a complicated Spanish debut. This match against Serbia, even harder than against South Korea, it will also be the opportunity for revenge for the Spanish women’s basketball team against their executioner in the quarterfinals of the past Eurobasket in Valencia and for dessert continental champion.
Spain He knows he needs a great performance to be able to break Serbia. Although the Balkans are the current ones european champions, the final result of 64-71 had a top world and was very even, since the Spanish player, Cristina Ouviña, had two free throws with two seconds remaining with 62-61 on the scoreboard: he hit the first one that forced the tie, but missed the second that could have given the team the passport to the duels for the medals.
Where the physical superiority of Serbia It was in overtime, where the Balkan women’s team clearly prevailed (9-2). Now it is a completely different scenario and where the selection of Lucas Mondelo pretends to bang on the table.
The growth of the selection in these Tokyo Olympics will have its greatest test in this second game against Serbia, which is the strongest rival in this group. However, the Serbian women’s team also suffered in their debut against Canada, that like Spain against South Korea He defeated her by an adjusted result (72-68).
When is Spain – Serbia played?
The game will be played today, Thursday, July 29, at 10.20 a.m.
Where to watch the Spain – Serbia?
The encounter can be seen by RTVE and on the web RTVE Play. You can also follow on the platform DAZN, as well as through the channels Eurosport 2 and Eurosport 6, in addition to the Eurosport Player. You can follow all the information about the performance of Spain in women’s basketball in these Tokyo Olympics through the website of Sports world.