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The Venezuelan basketball team was eliminated from Chinese Basketball World Cup 2019, after this Friday fell to the hands of Argentina with a score of 87 by 67, in a duel played in the Foshan International Sports & Cultural Arena.
The Creoles started the game with the good defense that characterizes the team led by Fernando lasted, but it was the Argentines, through the base Facundo Campazzo, who took the first 10 minutes 17 by 12.
Already in the second half, the ‘Albiceleste’ he grew up in his game and knew how to capitalize on the mistakes made by Venezuela in the paint to go to rest with advantage 38-25.
After the break, the Venezuelan quintet tried to approach the board with a Michael Carrera who tried everything, but his performance was not enough before a Argentina who knew how to handle the difference with his collective game, so he closed the partial 63-47.
In the last quarter of the engagement, the 'Red wine' tried to react but did not get the formula to overcome the Argentine defense that knew how to contain the national team to tie the victory and classification 87 by 67.
The top scorer for Venezuela It was Michael Carrera with 19 points while Gabriel Deck got 25 points to be the most prominent by Argentina.
After the defeat, the national team must be measured at Russia next Sunday to close his participation in the second round, in which Poland Y Argentina they secured the pass to the next instance in the absence of the match in which both will fight for the first place of the Group I.