El Real Madrid has cemented much of its good performance in these playoffs in his magnificent staging in all the matches. The whites come out like motorcycles and take the start of the games as if their lives depended on them. Full of intensity in defense and with very clear ideas in attack, They usually make a difference in the first bars of the matches.
Just take a look at result of the first quarter of the seven playoff games that he has played so far to check that his match starts are key to marking territory and establishing distances that later have served to put almost all of them on track.
- Advertisement -
Has won the first quarter in all seven of his playoff games
Not in vain, he has won that first quarter with solvency (by an average of 6.4 points of advantage) in those seven games against Manresa, Baskonia and Barcelona. their respective opponents in the quarterfinals, semifinals, and final.
as almost always that difference has been marked by pressing back from the initial jumpgranting only 16.1 points his rivals in the first act, while in attack an average of 22.5 was recorded.
In the end against Barcelona won the first quarter in the premiere with much sufficiency (17-30) and it also started well in the second (13-17). In this case, that rent did not help him to carry out the game, but forced the azulgranas to wear out to be able to come back and win.
Almost always ahead at the Palau
Madrid has shown its consistency and regularity In one of the most complicated scenarios, the Palau Blaugrana. Where most teams tend to melt at the intensity of the Barcelonathe pressure of his public and the controversial refereeing decisions in key plays, Madrid has shown enormous solidity.
The whites they were only below in 11 minutes of the 80 of the final against the azulgranas (13.7% of the time)a fact that allowed him to win the first match and arrive alive at the end of the second, where came back eight points in the last seven minutes. This Madrid does not lose face in games.