The Spanish team will fight for medals again with the best in London after winning a match stuck to France by 59-66. Work, sweat and suffering were the three reasons that led Spain to a deserved victory, which leads to the semifinals against Russia. After falling behind on the scoreboard by margins of between 5 and 7 points, Scariolo gave their final blow in a smart and decisive fourth quarter (6-15). The alternative defenses and the great match of Marc (14 points, 8 rebounds) left France almost seven minutes without scoring. 2-12 The final part was lethal and led to a defeat by Turiaf misfit and Batum, which gave an image unsportsmanlike paths at the end unfortunate.
Spain will face powerhouse team Russia in the Semifinals on Friday.