From the very first rounds the Euroleague set the highest bar and surprises all basketball fans with furious fights. Next in line is the second confrontation between Russian clubs, which has already become principled. CSKA started badly in the draw, but quickly worked on the mistakes and corrected in front of the fans. True, the fight with Anadolu Efes once again emphasized that the main problem of Itoudis's squad has not gone anywhere. Towards the end of the meeting, "CSKA" are able to lose any advantage.
Zenit after two confident away victories looks quite convincing. True, constant flights can negatively affect the condition of basketball players. They have to act as a short bench.
On October 12, the rivals will face off in a fiery battle at the Megasport Arena in Moscow.