Barça travel to Madrid looking for a win to draw them level with their great rivals in Group E (8.45pm CET) Navarro and Oleson both miss the game,but Abrines is back
It’s big game time tonight, when Barça visit Real Madrid in the Top 16 round of the Euroleague, looking for a win to bring them level with their great Spanish rivals and provide a great morale booster ahead of the Spanish Cup in a couple of weeks’ time.
With one of the best rosters in the European game, Madrid currently top group E with a 4-1 record and a 12-3 balance in the competition as a whole, having lost just once at home. Reyes leads the scoring, averaging 12 points a game and with a 16.3 valuation, the Spanish international is also the side’s most valued player. Madrid have averaged 86,2 points a game in Europe this year, with Barça averaging 84.
Navarro still out
After two good wins at the Palau – against Red Star and Zalgiris Kaunas, Barça, who will again be without Navarro and Olesson, sit in third spot in the group with a 3-2 record. Barça have a 12-8 record against Real Madrid in Europe and won the last two games away from home against them in 2010. The game starts at 8.45pm CET.