“The key to CSKA’s victory over MBA was the composure of our players” – basketball player Astapkovich

Moscow forward CSKA Anton Astapkovich told that at one point the Army team lost control of the match during the VTB United League match with MBA but the composure of the “red and blue” players led the team to a difficult victory.

CSKA beat MBA at home on Saturday with a score of 76:72.

— CSKA’s victory over MBA in the opening match of the new season was far from easy, although at one point you led more confidently. How would you comment?

— Victory is victory. These are our points won, and that’s the main thing. In the first game, a few people returned from injuries. Before we were on limited rotation so to speak, so now we’re catching up.

– In a word, will you continue to be stronger?

– How to answer this question? Of course, we will continue to try to improve. We have our next match in two days. In principle, everyone is back, we need to get back into shape a little. Because the VTB United League Super Cup was difficult. The pre-season was long.

— What can you say about the MBA match in comparison to the match against this opponent in the Super Cup a week ago?

“Today they scored less than three points and played more defensively. They’re great guys, they know what they’re doing. I’m sure they won’t stay still. But it’s only the start of the season. Everyone will become stronger.

— What was the key to a successful result in this match?

“At one point we lost control of the game, and the key to victory was the composure of some of our players, who took the initiative and led us to this victory,” Astapkovich told .

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Source : MatchTV

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