Impressive seriousness and solidity in the semi-finals, the Blues 40 minutes from the Grail


Evan Fournier and the Blues will face Spain in the final. TOBIAS SCHWARZ / AFP

DECRYPTION – The French team made an almost perfect copy against Poland before turning to the final on Sunday (8:30 p.m.) against Spain.

That's the France team. Authors of aoutstanding defensive performance» according to Vincent Collet and a «complete match from A to Z“, according to Evan Fournier, the Blues made short work of Poland, the surprise guest of the last four of the EuroBasket. Victory 95-54, a show of force. 41 points difference in half of the Euro? A record. The previous one dated back to 1963 with the 38-point gap of the USSR against Hungary (89-51). "We can always do better», smiles Gerschon Yabusele, MVP of the game with 22 points. Maybe, but the copy was not far from perfect for his big-hearted Blues, qualified on the razor's edge in 8th against Turkey (87-86 ap) and even against Italy, in quarters (93-85 after). "For the spectators, it's better, for their hearts», smiles Andrew Albicyto be credited with an irreproachable defense against the best Polish scorers, in the same way as Manceau Terry Tarpey, who never ceases to surprise and justify his status…

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