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Anadolu Efes to face CSKA for EuroLeague final

Anadolu Efes beat rival Fenerbahce 92-73, CSKA defeat Real Madrid 95-90 in a spectacular Final Four contest

Sibel Uğurlu,Fatih Erel   | 19.05.2019
Anadolu Efes to face CSKA for EuroLeague final

ISTANBUL

Basketball heavyweights Anadolu Efes and CSKA Moscow will clash for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague title on Sunday.

On Friday, for the first time in history, two Turkish clubs met in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four match at Fernando Buesa Arena in the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, which saw Anadolu Efes beating Fenerbahce Beko 92-73 to advance to the final.

This is Anadolu Efes' first EuroLeague final in its history.

CSKA Moscow also defeated Real Madrid 95-90 on Friday night to advance to Turkish Airlines Euroleague final.

This year is the first time ever that two Turkish clubs have advanced to the Final Four, making Turkey the fifth country to accomplish the feat since 1988 after Spain, Italy, Greece and Russia.

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