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EuroLeague: Efes beat Fenerbahce 81-73 in Turkish derby

Fenerbahce lose to Anadolu Efes at home after 24 years in European tournaments, Anadolu Efes get 7th straight win

Emre Asikci   | 13.12.2019
EuroLeague: Efes beat Fenerbahce 81-73 in Turkish derby

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Anadolu Efes beat their city rivals Fenerbahce Beko 81-73 in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague on Thursday night as they manage to get their first European road win over Fenerbahce after 24 years.

In the game at Ulker Sports Arena, Fenerbahce's home turf, Anadolu Efes extended winning streak to 7 games.

Krunoslav Simon, Shane Larkin and Sertac Sanli led Anadolu Efes to victory over Fenerbahce.

The Croatian small forward Simon produced 22 points and 9 rebounds, becoming the highest scorer in the game.

Two more players scored double-digit points for the away team: Larkin scored 20 points and Sanli played with 15 points.

For the losing side, Derrick Williams scored 16 points and Nando de Colo helped his team with 13 points.

Following this game, Anadolu Efes had 11th win, while Fenerbahce got 8th loss in EuroLeague so far.

Anadolu Efes' latest European away win over Fenerbahce was on Jan.16, 1996, with 98-65 in Korac Cup. 

Thursday's results:

Khimki Moscow Region (Russia) - Alba Berlin (Germany): 104 87

Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) - Baskonia (Spain): 64-72

Maccabi FOX (Israel) - CSKA Moscow (Russia): 90-80

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