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Credit: BasketNews/Begum Unal
Credit: BasketNews/Begum Unal
Credit: BasketNews/Begum Unal
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An unbeaten FC Barcelona (5-0) will visit Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul (2-3) in Round 6 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague on Tuesday night. Both are among the best defensive teams so far, allowing less than 71 points per game. 

Sarunas Jasikevicius spoke about the upcoming game, highlighting Fenerbahce's defense. 

"They have built a really physical team. They are stronger than last year. Defensively they can put big guys on the court, their guards are good in 1 on 1 defense", said the 45-year-old.  

Even though FC Barcelona has won in its last two visits to the Turkish powerhouse, the Lithuanian coach warned about the atmosphere.

"It is always difficult to win there. We will study them a little bit on the plane. Like all the Euroleague games, it won't be easy". 

Sertac Sanli, who will play in Turkey for the first time being part of a foreign team, agreed with Barca's coach that the atmosphere could be determinant. 

"The fans here are always involved in the game. They know to affect and be part of the result. We hope we will be able to manage this situation."

"Fenerbahce is an important team, really experienced. If we want to succeed, we will need to play hard for 40 minutes", added the Turkish center.

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Fenerbahce Istanbul
FC Barcelona
49%
3 Position
Field goals
51%
2 Position
35,80
6 Position
Rebounds
35,60
7 Position
18,40
3 Position
Assists
19,20
1 Position
8,20
3 Position
Steals
7,80
5 Position

Teams leaders

Nando De Colo
12,4 PTS
56% 2P%
38% 3P%
Nikola  Mirotic
17,8 PTS
69% 2P%
56% 3P%
Jan  Vesely
6,0 REB
4,4 DREB
1,6 OREB
Nick  Calathes
6,6 REB
5,8 DREB
0,8 OREB
Nando De Colo
4,2 As
3,0 TO
22 MIN
Nick  Calathes
5,0 As
2,0 TO
25 MIN