January 17, as part of the 22nd round of the Italian Serie A, at the Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) (Milan) arena, the teams Milan and Spezia will measure their strength.
The VTB United League is perceived by many teams as a game practice right up to the playoff stage. The giants are well aware that they will almost ironically find themselves in decisive battles for the title, since they perform very powerfully, some victories are taken even by the second squad. But Zenit has recently begun to stumble too often - twice in the last three meetings. This simply could not but affect the emotional state and tournament position. The team lost the lead and fell immediately to the fourth position in the table.
This was immediately taken advantage of by CSKA, which froze a little at the start of the competition. He is traditionally gaining momentum progressively, trying not to force things too much. This is what allows us to approach the playoffs almost at the peak, to give out our best basketball. On January 17, the rivals will meet each other in a principled confrontation on the floor of the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg.