Prompt reaction of the National Women's team to EuroBasket Women 2021: after the daring knockout with Serbia at the debut, the Azzurre defeated Montenegro 77-61 thanks to a very convincing second half.
Tomorrow day of rest, the Azzurre return to the field on Sunday to face Greece, which today was also defeated by Serbia (51-85), after the defeat on their debut against Montenegro.
The best blue scorer was Debora Carangelo with 13 points, Martina Be-Pond (10), Cecilia Zandalasini (11) and Olbis Andrè (10) also in double figures.
All the Italians entered the field and scored.
"Montenegro put us in difficulty. We feared a bit of pressure after yesterday's defeat but I am happy with the reaction put on by the team - the words of coach Lino Lardo - In the eyes of my players I saw the desire to play and to win, to do it together and relying on our system. We won it in defense, then with the passing of the minutes we found fluidity also in attack ".