Fenerbahçe to face CSKA Moscow for Europe’s top title
ISTANBUL - Anadolu AgencyIstanbul club Fenerbahçe advanced to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague final after beating Spanish basketball club Laboral Kutxa Vitoria 88-77 in their semifinal match on May 13.
The impressive victory in Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena made Fenerbahçe the first Turkish basketball club to reach the Euroleague final.
Fenerbahçe will play the final with Russian team CSKA Moscow on May 14, while Laboral Kutxa Vitoria and Lokomotiv Kuban will vie for third place.
CSKA Moscow beat Lokomotiv Kuban 88-81 in their semifinal match just before Fenerbahçe’s match on May 13.
Last year, Fenerbahçe lost against the Moscow club 86-80 in the third-place game of the Euroleague.
Six-time Euroleague winner CSKA Moscow has reached the finals 12 times before.