Highlights: France 93-85 Italy in FIBA EuroBasket 2022
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3:31 PM6 months ago


12:17 PM6 months ago

Game is Over

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12:15 PM6 months ago

OT | 0:31

France takes advantage of 4 and gets the foul. Close the French to stay with the victory.
12:12 PM6 months ago

OT | 1:55

Rudy Gobert manages to get the fifth foul from Nicolo Melli and also leaves the court.
12:08 PM6 months ago

OT | 2:43

Fifth foul by Evan Fournier who leaves the court due to excessive fouls.
12:07 PM6 months ago

OT | 3:15

Great restart for France that takes advantage of 3 points with baskets by Thomas Huertel and Evan Fournier.
12:05 PM6 months ago

OT | 5:00

Extra time begins.
12:03 PM6 months ago


Italy fails and we go to extra time, tied at 77.
12:02 PM6 months ago

4Q | 0:05

TIE! Thomas Heurtel with the sword and the tray to tie the game. Italy will have the last move with 5 seconds left on the clock.
11:58 AM6 months ago

4Q | 0:19

Terry Tarpey with the basket, France gets to 2 points. Game of 1 possession and time out of Italy.
11:53 AM6 months ago

4Q | 2:15

Simone Fontecchio with the triple and advantage of 7 for Italy, forced France to stop the match.
11:49 AM6 months ago

4Q | 3:43

Italy holding all the difference in the final minutes to stay with the victory.
11:44 AM6 months ago

4Q | 5:42

Rudy Gobert with the basket to cut the difference to 3 points, time out for Italy.
11:43 AM6 months ago

4Q | 7:17

France can't cut the difference and time is running out, the Italians are giving the surprise.
11:37 AM6 months ago

4Q | 10:00

The last quarter begins.
11:36 AM6 months ago

Bye to the third

Better closing of Italy that, finally, achieves the somersault and leaves with an advantage of 6 points.
11:34 AM6 months ago

3Q | 1:22

Steal by Nico Mannion and the basket to turn the game around and take a 1 lead.
11:32 AM6 months ago

Strong one!

Nicolo Melli with the two-handed dunk to bring Italy close to turning the game around:
11:30 AM6 months ago

3Q | 2:46

Luigi Datome with the triple to put the game to only 1 point difference. Time out of France.
11:28 AM6 months ago

3Q | 3:08

France with foul problems in this third period; Italy will have the opportunity to get closer on the scoreboard.
11:23 AM6 months ago

3Q | 5:36

Simone Fontecchio's layup, Italy approaches and is 5 behind the rival.
11:21 AM6 months ago

3Q | 7:55

Italy still fails to open France's defensive wall and remains down on the scoreboard by 7.
11:19 AM6 months ago

3Q | 10:00

The third quarter begins.
11:01 AM6 months ago


We go into the break with an advantage of 7 for France.
10:57 AM6 months ago

2Q | 0:33

Time out for France looking to cool down the Italians before the break.
10:52 AM6 months ago

2Q | 2:25

Gobert's layup that forces time out for the Italians, advantage of 9 for France.
10:51 AM6 months ago

Fast three!

Three by Simone Fontecchio to bring Italy closer:
10:41 AM6 months ago

2Q | 7:59

Giampaolo Ricci breaks the streak of 2 minutes without goals.
10:38 AM6 months ago

On fire!

Great first quarter by Evan Fournier with 2 triples and leading the French offensive:
10:36 AM6 months ago

2Q | 10:00

The second quarter begins.
10:34 AM6 months ago

End of the first

Better closing of France that retakes the advantage and ends the first quarter 7 points up.
10:29 AM6 months ago

1Q | 3:15

Triple by Simone Fontecchio to reduce the difference to 3 points. The Italians are coming.
10:25 AM6 months ago

1Q | 5:36

Advantage of 9 for France and the Italian coaching staff stops the game.
10:20 AM6 months ago

1Q | 7:07

France playing better defense and is already 5 points away.
10:16 AM6 months ago

1Q | 9:33

Evan Fournier opens the scoring with a triple.
10:15 AM6 months ago

1Q | 10:00

The game started at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.
10:11 AM6 months ago

From the bench

These are the starting fives of each team for today's game:
Italy: Marco Spissu, Nicoló Melli, Stefano Tonut, Achille Polonara and Simone Fontecchio.
France: Rudy Gobert, Evan Fournier, Andrew Albicy, Terry Tarpey and Guerschon Yabusele.
10:04 AM6 months ago

About to start

We are a few minutes away from the start of the presentation of the game and the previous FIBA protocols.
10:03 AM6 months ago

Big game!

Everything ready for the start of this duel between French and Italians for a ticket to the semifinals:
9:56 AM6 months ago

Last results

A very even match awaits us between both teams, these are the latest results in their clashes:
Photo: FIBA
Photo: FIBA
9:48 AM6 months ago

Last lineups

In the last game, this was how both teams lined up:
France: Rudy Gobert, Evan Fournier, Andrew Albicy, Terry Tarpey and Guerschon Yabusele

Italy: Marco Spissu, Nicoló Melli, Stefano Tonut, Achille Polonara and Simone Fontecchio

9:44 AM6 months ago

Italy appears!

The Azzurri goes out on the court to warm up:
9:39 AM6 months ago

Here is France!

Les Blues is already at the Mercedes-Benz Arena for today's game:
9:25 AM6 months ago

Last duel!

The last official match between France and Italy dates from the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games when in the quarterfinal round the French defeated and eliminated Italy by a score of 84-75 with a great performance by Rudy Gobert and Evan Fournier.
9:22 AM6 months ago

Head to head

A close match between both teams awaits us, here we share the statistics of the season of each one.
Photo: ESPN
Photo: ESPN
9:17 AM6 months ago

Here we go!

We are just under an hour before the game between France and Italy kicks off at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. Both quintets will go out in search of victory. Who will make it tonight? Follow our coverage on VAVEL.
9:38 PM6 months ago

Stay with us to follow this game!

In a few moments we will share the starting line-ups for France vs. Italy, as well as the latest information from the Mercedes-Benz Arena. Do not miss any details of the match with minute by minute and live online from VAVEL.
9:33 PM6 months ago

Where to watch the game?

We remind you that the game will not be broadcast on television but can be followed in streaming through the FIBA YouTube channel or on the Courtside1891 platform.
If you want to follow it online, VAVEL is your best option.
9:28 PM6 months ago

Rudy Gobert, a must see player!

The center of France is one of the great figures of his country, he plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA. Without a doubt, he managed to show that he was one of the most relevant figures for his team, averaging 14: 0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists with the French representative per game. Gobert is one of the greatest exponents of French basketball and is the leader of their defense, he will seek to improve his connection with Evan Fournier and Guerschon Yabusele to complicate the game for his rivals, fight for a ticket to the next round and get among the best exponents of the European continent.
Photo: FIBA
Photo: FIBA
9:23 PM6 months ago

How does France get here?

France enters the basketball tournament in Europe with the aim of being among the greatest exponents of the continent, they managed to get into the second round of the qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup. They finished in third place in Group B With a record of 3 wins and 2 losses, they are gradually approaching the final rounds but for that they will have to leave Italy out. The objective in this EuroBasket for the French is to fight to become one of the best teams in the competition and fight for the European title. The team led by Vincent Collet has great experience, including Rudy Gobert, Evan Fournier, Guerschon Yabusele, Thomas Huertel and Amath M'Baye. France comes from knocking out Turkey in the round of 16 by a score of 87-86.
9:18 PM6 months ago

Simone Fontecchio, a must see player!

The shooting guard from Italy comes to this FIBA EuroBasket after having a good season with the Utah Jazz of the United States NBA. The young Italian is one of the great promises of the team and where he hopes that his participation in this championship will allow him to get a place in the starting five and have more opportunities in the future. Fontecchio arrives at the EuroBasket averaging 19.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game, which has made him one of the best players in his country. This must make a good pair with Nicoló Melli and Luigui Datome for Italy to fight to get among the best on the continent.
Photo: FIBA
Photo: FIBA
9:13 PM6 months ago

How does Italy arrive?

The representative of Italy arrives after going through a good tie for the FIBA World Cup 2023, the team is in second place in Group D with 5 wins and 1 loss, getting closer and closer to tickets to the World Cup World. In their last games they won against Ukraine by a score of 97-89 and they also beat Georgia at home by a score of 91-84. Italy is one of the strong teams in the region and has a good base of players like Simone Fontecchio, Nicoló Melli, Achille Palonara, and Luigi Datome. The Italian representative qualified in fourth place in Group C, just above Estonia and Great Britain, with a record of 3 wins and 2 losses. These come from giving the surprise and leaving out a Serbia that was favorite to advance by a score of 94 to 86.
9:08 PM6 months ago

Where's the game?

The Mercedes-Benz Arena located in the city of Berlin, Germany will host this duel between two teams seeking to advance to the next round of FIBA EuroBasket 2022. This stadium has a capacity for 17,000 fans and was inaugurated in 2008.
Photo: FIBA
Photo: FIBA
9:03 PM6 months ago


Good day to all VAVEL readers! Welcome to the live broadcast of the France vs. Italy match, corresponding to the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Quarterfinals. The match will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, at 11:15 a.m.