ITA vs SER Dream11 : Rehearsal for round 2 begins today with Italy and Serbia clashing heads against each other in a clash of colossal proportions
Although both Serbia and Italy have assured themselves of progression into pasha 2 of the group stage matches, today’s match between each other is far from an inconsequential one. For the two outfits, this fixture in Group D will not only determine which side ends of top of the group but also give the winner massive momentum before heading into the next round of fixtures.
Not just clear favourites to end in the top 2 positions of the group, these two staunch sides are also firm favourites to go the distance and walk away with the glistening trophy under their arms. And neither side has done its reputation any harm up till now with both the teams trouncing Angola and Philippines to sit in the echelons of the group and be in an assured position ahead of today’s imminent clash.
For Italy, the journey to the next round was ascertained with a comprehensive decimation of Philippines the last time around, a match which saw them maraud their way to a 108-62 win. The 46 point win was a testament to the depth and formidable nature of their squad, one the side will be looking to exercise against world number 4 Serbia today.
Elsewhere, Serbia will be looking to consolidate their top spot today and further stamp their credentials which the side have ensured have been epitomised to the fullest with their showings till now A 105-59 drubbing of Angola was as rampant as they get, a rousing and rampant performance where the side emphasised on the attacking exuberance at its signals as it piled the misery on an opponent clearly bereft of ideas on how to stop them.
Probable Playing 5
Danilo Gallinari, Luigi Datome, Paul Biligha, Marco Belinelli, Daniel Heckett
Nikola Jokic, Stefan Bircevic, Vladimir Lucic, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Stefan Jovic
ITA vs SER Match Prediction
With both the sides coming into this encounter in such incredible form, this clash is bound to be a riveting affair, one which could easily end up being a points galore one and an extradonaire attacking soiree. What just about pushes the scales in Serbia’s favour is the identity of their side with the team bestowed with players who are imbibed with the necessary skill set to succeed at the highest level.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019
Match Details: Italy Vs Serbia
Date And Time: 4th September, Wednesday- 5:00pm
Venue: Foshan International Sports And Cultural Arena, Foshan
Television: FanCode, livebasketball.tv
- Danilo Gallinari, Daniel Heckett
- Bogdan Bogdanovic, Stefan Jovic
- Marco Belinelli
- Bogdan Bogdanovic
Best Ball Stealer
- Danilo Gallinari
- Stefan Bircevic
ITA vs SER Dream11 Point Guard
With 9 assists in the previous encounter, Stefan Jovic was also going to be a player who entered our side straightaway. The small gaur has dictated play for his side from the back, running the show with his articulate passes and steals to not only overturn possession but ensure the ball is transitioned perfectly from defence to attack.
ITA vs SER Dream11 Shooting Guard
A major reason for Italy’s consummate success in the tournamnet up till now has been due to their incredible shooting guards. The side are blessed with incredible shooters of the ball, players who can not only amass triples at will but also get open treys with relative ease due to their ability to set themselves within their range outside the circle.
While Marco Belinelli has been consistent as ever, Amedeo Della Valle impressed us in the previous clash with 17 points to his name, seeing us rope him in as well. Elsewhere from Serbia we are getting in one of their most critical performers in the form of Bogdan Bogdanovic, their player of the match in the last encounter with a staggering 24 points, 3 assists and 2 rebounds.
ITA vs SER Dream11 Small Forward
Italy’s Luigi Datome not only offers excellent value at just 8.5 credits but with the rest of his compatriots screening the opposition, he’s given a clear go at the basket to set himself up nicely and send the ball down the court.
ITA vs SER Dream11 Power Forward
It was a tussle between Danil Gallinari and Nemanja Bjelica for us with us ultimately opting for Serbia’s Bjelica for this one after his incredible showing against Philippines in the previous clash. After being out injured for the team’s opener he came back with a flourish in the previous clash to put in a resounding showing which saw him get on the end of rebounds and dish up assists with aplomb.
ITA vs SER Dream11 Centre
With 10 rebounds and the 1 block, Boban Marjanovic showed that he’s not only a pivotal player for his side in the attacking side of things but also a key figure in defence, someone tasked with not only guarding players but protecting his side’s post as well. Elsewhere from Italy we have opted for Jeff Brooks after his 2 steals and 2 blocks bespoke his skill set and awareness in the side’s backline.
With some many options to choose from, picking out a player as our star performer was a tricky proposition but we have decided to venture in with Serbia’s Bogdan for this one.
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.