Daily Review begin with the news from basketball, and in the spotlight was the Euroleague, where Panathinaikos continued with bad performances, and now is in the problem after 6 games played in the elite competition. The elects of Aleksandar Djordjevic were tonight on home court defeated by the Russian Lokomotiv Kuban with 77:71. The away team controlled the match most of the encounter, but the Greek powerhouse managed to reverse the result, and then with their own mistakes allowed Lokomotiv Kuban new twist. Man of the match was an American point guard Malcolm Delaney, who ended the match with 23 points and 5 assists. Best in the home team was James Feldaine with 14 points. In other matches played today, Anadolu Efes on their own court without any problems mastered French Limoges with 92:74. The home team were led Derrick Brown with 21 points and Thomas Heurtel, who scored 20 points. Brose Baskets has prepared a big surprise, having won against Unicaja at home by double digits – 73:53, so there are no more undefeated teams in the competition. German champions was led Janis Strelnieks, who recorded 14 points and 6 assists. In the last match of the 6th round Darussafaka on away beat Dinamo Sassari with 68:60, and the best player of the match was Luke Harangody, who has achieved double-double performance with 26 points and 13 rebounds.
In the night between Thursday and Friday played three matches in the NBA league and the following results were achieved:
Miami Heat – Sacramento Kings 116:109
Cleveland Cavaliers – Milwaukee Bucks 115:100
Los Angeles Clippers – Golden State Warriors 117:124
The first match within the 14th round of the French Ligue 1 has been played between the home side Nice and Olympique Lyon, and domestic squad made a surprise and triumphed by 3:0.
Hamburger was welcomed Borussia Dortmund in the first game of the 13th round of the German Bundesliga and has managed to record a win over favored guests with the result 3:1.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said that an hour before the start of “El Classico” with Real Madrid to decide whether Lionel Messi will find on the pitch. Argentine footballer is sidelined since 26 September with a knee injury, and he started with trainings with the first team earlier this week.
Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez said that Karim Benzema will be in the team for the upcoming “El Classico” and added that he is not in conflict with the experienced players of the club. Karim Benzema is not in the team since last month due to thigh injury which he suffered playing for the French national team.
The best scorer of Manchester City Sergio Aguero has recovered from injury and will return to the Premier League derby against Liverpool, which is scheduled on Saturday.
Manchester United will be weakened on the away match in Watford by the absence of an offensive tandem Wayne Rooney-Anthony Martial. Rooney is sick, while Martial was injured on the away game of France against England on Tuesday. In addition, the third striker James Wilson is not ready to play 90 minutes, and Louis van Gaal of the attackers can count only on the winger Memphis Depay, who is out of form.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that next week will discuss about the appeal of UEFA President Michel Platini on suspension by FIFA. The court in Lausanne next week will decide on the next steps regarding this case, after consultation with all the parties involved.
Football player of Dinamo Zagreb Arijan Ademi is suspended for four years for doping. He was positive on a doping test of urine after unexpected victory of Dinamo over Arsenal in the first round of the Champions League.
Today were played two duels in group “Ilie Nastase” at the final Masters in London, and the Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal recorded its third victory, and this time after the reversal was better than David Ferrer with 2:1 in sets (6:7 , 6:3, 6:4). In a direct duel for the semifinals, Stan Wawrinka has played a great match and beat Andy Murray with 2:0 in sets (7:6, 6:4) after less than two hours.
Although Moto GP season ended nearly two weeks ago, tensions are not calming, as evidenced by the death threats that received Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez. The young Spaniard has received threats over the phone, via calls and messages, and the identity of people who are threatened him are not yet known.