ESP vs ITA Dream11 : Potential Group J second place decider set to light up round 2 of the group stage encounters today
With us into the second round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, an already competitive edition of the showpiece tournamnet is bound to only elevate when it comes to the tightly contested nature of matches. With the 18th edition of the world cup being the first time ever doors were thrown open to 32 countries, this has undoubtedly been one of the finest and most enthralling instalments of the tournamnet till date.
And a testament to that narrative is today’s pulsating clash from the dramatic land of Group J with stalwarts Spain and Italy locking heads in a pulsating affair. One of the toughest groups in round 2, Group J finds itself lined up with Serbia, Spain, Italy and Puerto Rico, making today’s clash of immense value for the two partaking sides.
Currently in second place in the group with the sole point advantage over Italy, Spain know a win today would all but ascertain them of a spot in the quarter-finals. However they’ll be well aware to be cautious before making an advent in today’s clash with Italy way tougher than their Group C opponents, a group which the side ultimately ended up topping with three wins for three.
Elsewhere apart from the lone defeat to Serbia, Italy remained unscathed across the course of their remaining two Group D matches, entering today’s match with a profound 108-62 win over Philippines. It was a result which puts them in good stead ahead of today’s clash, a match which promises to be a humdinger given the identity of our two opponents.
Probable Playing 5
Gasol, Fernandez, Rubio, Juancho, Claver
Danilo Gallinari, Luigi Datome, Paul Biligha, Marco Belinelli, Daniel Heckett
ESP vs ITA Match Prediciton
The best and most anticipated match of the day, this fixture promises to be a jaffer of a contest. Both the sides are packed with worldclass names, outstanding players who know exactly what it takes to succeed at the highest level. This should be an extradonaire attacking match with Spain just about scampering through on the basis of their ability to conjure up points from all quarters.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019
Match Details: Spain Vs Italy Group J
Date And Time: 6th September, Friday- 6:00pm
Venue: Wuhan Gymnasium, Wuhan
Television: FanCode, livebasketball.tv
- Fernandez, Claver
- Danilo Gallinari, Luigi Datome
- Daniel Heckett
Best Ball Stealer
- Danilo Gallinari
ESP vs ITA Dream11 Point Guard
With 17 points and 9 assists in the previous encounter, Spain’s Ricky Ruby was always going to come in for us. Spain’s gameplan sees the point guard involved heavily in not just crafting the game from their own circle but cantering forward as well dutifully and expressing themselves fully in the attacking side by sending down ample shoots.
From Italy we have chosen their game maker as well with Daniel Hackett being brought in by us. Up against a wily Spain side, Italy’s gameplan will need to be pinch perfect with no room for error, seeing Daniel playing a pivotal role as he dictates the play and ensures his compatriots are positioned in the right areas.
ESP vs ITA Dream11 Shooting Guard
Despite getting a stunning 17 points in the side’s last outing, Italy’s Amedeo Della Valle is set to find himself drop down into the substitute’s bench for this clash with Marco Belinelli coming back into the side. However he is ascertained to play a role at some point of time and at just 9 credits, he’s someone who brings excellent value to our side given his ability to shoot down threes with consummate ease.
ESP vs ITA Dream11 Small Forward
With 8 rebounds, Juan Hernangomez played the perfect role of a small forward for his side, not only performing in his shooting role but also moving forward to convert his side’s sojourns into points. He’s taken the pressure of the power forward and centre seamlessly, allowing them to effortlessly play their natural game and lead the side to convincing wins.
ESP vs ITA Dream11 Power Forward
Although Italy’s Danilo Gallinari was someone we wanted to imbed into our side, his hefty price tag saw us veer clear of him, seeing us choose Italy’s Amedeo Tessitori instead. Is 8 rebounds the last time around make him a more than strong contender to come in as the first substitute, someone likely to come on given Spain will stifle Italy’s forays inside their circle persistently.
From Spain meanwhile we have chosen Victor Claver given his role as a two way player, someone who can both attack and defend sublimely.
ESP vs ITA Dream11 Centre
With two steals and two blocks, Jeff Brooks’ understated skill set is of immense value to Italy in this match. The centre is someone who can guard his side’s pole to exemplary effect and with Spain eyeing up shots at will in this clash, Brooks will need to use his innate nous of abilities to block shots.
From Spain we are choosing Marc Gasol to complete our side for this encounter.
Spain’s Juan has been selected as our side’s star performer for the impending clash.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.