Women’s team of Ukraine basketball are unable to cope with one of the favorites of the European championship.
The second match of the group stage Ukrainians began with a missed jerk 0:9. However, this did not prevent the team of Vladimir Kholopova to win the starting quarter. The efforts of Alina Yagupov nominal guests organized a jerk 13:0.
In the second quarter of the Ukrainians even managed to break seven points. The larger the break, the Spain thanks to productive game of Alba Torrens has completely eliminated the advantage of rivals.
As in the match with the Czech Republic, during the second half of the game against Ukraine noticeably faded, which could not affect the course of the match. Experienced Spaniard coolly enjoyed the problems of the women in defense organization. As a result, Ukraine has naturally lost the game with a 22-point gap.
Decisive for the “blue-yellow” will be on June 19 and match with Hungary. To cling to the quarterfinals Ukraine will not be able to, but the ticket to 1/8 final goal is realistic.
Spain — Ukraine 76:54 (13:15, 22:19, 20:9, 21:11)
Spain: Torrens (26 + 7 rebounds + 5 assists + 4 steals), Hargi (19), little (16 + 18 rebounds).
Ukraine: Yagupov (23 + 8 rebounds + 4 assists), Udodenko (21 + 6 rebounds + 5 steals).
Standings: Spain 4, Ukraine 3, Czech Republic, Hungary – 1.
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