BAXI Manresa plays the last European match of the season at Nou Congost in the play-off for the quarters against Tenerife (at 20:45). After the tight defeat in the first match, Pedro Martínez's team wants to force a tiebreaker for next week. The Bages team has doubts about Frankie Ferrari, Jerrick Harding and Martinas Geben.
Pending the evolution of headdresses. The baseman Frankie Ferrari, the escort Jerrick Harding and the pivot Martinas Geben are the concerns of the Manresans before the momentous play-off match of the quarter-finals of the BCL. The American has knee problems, while the Lithuanian has a viral process and cannot train. Ferrari suffered a few days ago with a foot injury.
Lenovo Tenerife also had some injuries in the first leg - Salin and Bolmaro left the game - but could already recover important men such as Sastre and Jaime Fernández. The Canaries are one of the favorites to take the BCL title, but they were almost surprised by a struggling BAXI Manresa in the first game of the series.
Dani Pérez and Devin Robinson made statements before the game. The Barcelona baseman explained that «hopefully we can finish with a victory, it will be complicated because they are a team but we are making things difficult for them; the last matches at home we had the plus of the fans and we got the victory, hopefully we can get this match through; they have very good players in all lines, but if we do things well we will have options to win; he is a supporter, there is little to say, our fans will respond». Robinson said in front of the microphones that «we are ready: they have beaten us in the league and in the 'champions', it's time for revenge; we need to focus on ourselves, we know what each one has to do; it's time to make the victory stay at home, take advantage of the support of the New Gorge; I think that as a team we have a lot to prove, and it all starts tomorrow».