Real Madrid - Panathinaikos

Final stretch of the Euroleague Regular Season

NEWS | 17/02/2021

Real Madrid will play the last 10 rounds starting this Friday until 8 April.
The Euroleague is back the final stretch of the Regular Season approaches. Real Madrid get underway this Friday at La Fonteta against Valencia Basket in the first of the last ten rounds (9pm CET). The playoffs will follow, to be played from 20 April to 5 May. Laso's team are currently sat fourth with 15 wins.

Real Madrid's first target is to qualify for the play-offs. They have been involved in this stage in their last 14 appearances (not counting last season, which was cancelled due to the pandemic) and have only missed out once in under the new format of the Euroleague. This year there's nothing to choose between the teams. The Whites are two wins off the lead, the same as the last playoff spot, which is currently filled by Anadolu Efes with 13 wins and 10 losses.

Madrid will play 5 games at the WiZink Center and 5 on the road.

Real Madrid will end the Regular Season on 8 April and during this spell, will play five games at the WiZink Center and another five on the road. The first two coming in February: this Friday they visit La Fonteta (9pm CET), where they won 78-86, in the league last November, and next Thursday they will host Zalgiris Kaunas (9pm CET). Two sides who are fighting for a place in the playoffs.

Six rounds in a decisive month of March
The majority of this final stretch will be played in March. The Whites begin the month with a double-header in Russia against Khimki (Tuesday 2, 6pm) and Zenit St. Petersburg (Thursday 4, 6pm). On their return, they will play two matches at the WiZink Center in what promise to be two great games: El Clásico (Thursday 11, 9pm) and CSKA Moscow (Thursday 18, 9pm). A week later, Real Madrid will visit Asvel Villeurbanne (Thursday 25, 8:45pm) and will close the month hosting Anadolu Efes (Tuesday 30, 7pm). Another two big games in April against Olympiacos at home (Friday 2, 9pm) and Fenerbahçe away (Thursday 8, 7:45pm).