Panathinaikos will try to overcome the obstacle of Zielona Gora (20:00, Novasports 2) in the 4th week day for the group stage of Euroleague.
The two teams will play for the first time in history and Panathinaikos want the win, overcoming the heavy away defeat by Barcelona in the last game.
Sasa Pavlovic, said at the departure of the team: "In the game against Barcelona we suffered a heavy defeat. We talked after the game and we realized our mistakes which we must not repeat. We need to win and will do what it takes to succeed."
Zielona Gora has not tasted the joy of victory in this year's Euroleague, as they’ve lost to Zalgiris, Barcelona and Lokomotiv Kuban in the first three games, all of them however were marginal and Goran Bientof recognizes the difficulty of the game.
"Zielona is a very good team. They have three defeats in their first three games in the Euroleague, but have lost all three of them at the end. With Zalgiris, Barcelona and Lokomotiv Kuban won in the final minutes but failed to keep the lead until the end, "and added smiling:" I wish to have a similar finale in between our game. "
Sasa Djordjevic will have Kuzmic at his disposal returning after heavy sprained foot, however, will be deprived the services of James Gist that remained in Athens injured.