Dinamo Sassari, Piero Bucchi believes in the feat

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Piero Bucchi’s words on the eve of the match against Unicaja Malaga

Dinamo’s hopes are hanging by a thread, the last token at its disposal to win the BCL play-in will have to play it against one of the strongest teams in the competition, if not the strongest right now, namely Unicaja Malaga, which came from the qualifiers but has a Euroleague roster and is playing on a level playing field in Spain with Barcelona, Real Madrid and the other Spanish battleships. The match is scheduled for Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. in Malaga.

Banco missed its big chance against Dijon, another roster on a great rise, failing to bring home a win that would have allowed it to detach the pass for the playoff play-off. Now it absolutely must win in Malaga while hoping that the French beat Paok at home (the transalpines are already certain of 2nd place).

Dinamo Sassari coach Piero Bucchi presented the challenge with the Spaniards this way: “We are playing the last chip to access the Champions League play-in, against a team that can win the cup, very strong, with a Euroleague roster that is in the top four teams in the best league there is in Europe. We know it will be very hard, in the first leg we played an excellent game for 35′, with them we need 40 of high level, we have changed, we have a physiognomy and a precise identity, we defend, obviously against Unicaja you don’t just need to play a good game. We will have to be very careful and lucid even against their pressing, they have players like Diaz who even with the national team has proven to be one of the best defenders in Europe, they have great impact in the area, talented players on the perimeter, but we wouldn’t even be going if we didn’t believe in it or if we didn’t think we were going to play a beautiful game.”

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