FMP Soccerbet pull away in the second half to defeat Zadar
FMP Soccerbet put on a dominant performance in the second half to defeat Zadar on their home court. With this win, FMP Soccerbet snapped their 5-game losing streak and got revenge against Zadar who handed them their second season loss in round 9.
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AdmiralBet ABA League Round 22, Friday, 17 March 2022:
FMP SOCCERBET - Zadar 112:87 (28:29, 28:20, 27:24, 29:14)
Game recap: FMP Soccerbet put on a dominant performance in the second half to defeat Zadar on their home court. With this win, FMP Soccerbet snapped their 5-game losing streak and got revenge against Zadar who handed them their second season loss in round 9. FMP Soccerbet improves to a 13:9 season record while Zadar drops to 10:12.
The first quarter was a high-scoring close game, Zadar held a one-point advantage after the first 10 minutes (28:29). FMP Soccerbet managed to make a run late in the second quarter to pull away with a 7-point lead heading into the halftime break. In the third quarter, FMP Soccerbet pulled away with a 10-point lead, setting the tempo for the rest of the second half. FMP Soccerbet would make a quick 7:0 run to take a 16-point advantage with 4:26 remaining in the final quarter. This would end Zadar's hopes of potentially making a comeback and heading home with a win, and FMP Soccer would continue to build their lead for a final score of 112:87.
Key moments: After Zadar came within 1-point (69:68), FMP Soccerbet made a 9:0 run to take a 10-point lead heading into the final two minutes of the third quarter. This would give Nenad Stefanović's momentum heading into the last quarter and help them snap their five-game losing streak.
Man of the match: Charles Moore put on a fantastic scoring performance, he finished the night with 31 points on 12/19 shooting from the field. To go along with his 31-point performance, Moore added 4 steals, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists.
Can't hide the stats: Turnovers were a big issue for Danijel Jusup's squad tonight, Zadar finished the game with 23 turnovers while FMP Soccerbet turned the ball over only 11 times tonight.
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