Alba Berlin has won in the quarter-finals of the German Basketball Cup with FC Bayern München and for the defeat in the final of 2018 returned the favor. The Berliner won on Sunday in a highly exciting Match at the defending Champions with 78:70, and complete the Cup semi-finals. For Munich, it was the first competitive defeat this season against a German Team.
A week after Berlin's Bundesliga defeat in Munich, Germany (81:83) gave both teams a real Fight. Again and again, the lead changed again and again, and there are baskets of spectacular scenes. The decision came in the closing stages. The Munich shot while within a few minutes of a 55 a 61-residue was dissolved in a 65:63, but the 18-year-old Albanian young star Jonas Mattisseck made with a total of five successful distance shots the difference. The playmaker was with 15 points, one of Berlin's best Scorer.More about
Basketball Bundesliga Alba Berlin loses nearly in Munich
In the semi-finals on may 20. January hits Alba away on the Frankfurt Skyliners in Bamberg has home against Bonn. The final will not be played this season as a Top Four on a weekend, will now take place on 17. February instead. (dpa)