Watch Ukraine vs Great Britain EuroBasket Live Stream , September 2 2022
The first of five matchdays in the 2022 EuroBasket tournament is set to tip-off on Friday with the Great Britain national team taking on Ukraine. Group C, whose matches will take place at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, also includes Greece, Italy, Croatia and Estonia and sees the top four in the group advance to the knockout stages. Slovenia are the current holders of the competition with the tournament last taking place in 2017. Neither team has been in particularly good form and have both suffered torrid times in their most recent FIBA World Cup qualification games. Great Britain sits bottom of their group with only one win and five losses for a total of seven points while Ukraine has also posted a 1-5 record but sit second from bottom in their respective World Cup qualification group. Both sides will be desperate to turn their form around and kick off the tournament with a win.
Ukraine vs Great Britain will take place at Mediolanum Forum for a EuroBasket 2022 Group C match on Friday. Ukraine comes into this game on the back of a 91-88 loss to Iceland. The Ukrainians started the game well and raced to a 19-14 lead. They even took the second half and scored 41 points compared to Iceland’s 36. Iceland hit back in the third quarter and took the lead with the scoreboard reading 63-55 in their favour. Ukraine had plans of their own and hit back in the fourth quarter and drew the game 80-80. In overtime, the Icelanders took the initiative and won the game 91-88.
On the other hand, Great Britain comes into this game on the back of an 87-80 loss to Latvia. Latvia took control of the game early on and took a lead of 24-16 at the end of the first quarter. Britain hit back in the second quarter and drew the scores 38-38. Iceland took a slender lead at the end of the third quarter with the scoreboard reading 64-60. The fourth quarter was a bit to and fro and the game ended with 87-80 in favour of Latvia