Both teams are ready for their upcoming match in the final round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.
Both teams are willing to give their one hundred percent to win and bring the gold medal for the honor of their country.
“Let’s focus all our strength, attention to the details because (Argentina) are going to play a very tough game because they have experience, they have size, they have heart. They have a lot of talent. After (the Final), whenever the game is over, life will go on either way. We’ll see,” said Gasol.
Spain head coach Sergio Scariolo spoke about his past achievements and why they have stayed and won the competition.
“The more Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Finals you play and fortunately the more you win, the more you know how to do it. How to manage it and how to win it. Knowing when it is the right time to hit them strong,” Scariolo said.
Argentina head coach Sergio Hernandez assured that the fans are witnessing an emotional match between Argentina and Spain.
“We played so many times against Spain, and they respect Argentinian basketball so much. We respect them so much. I don’t know what the rest of the world is thinking about the Final of Spain and Argentina, but I am sure it will be an amazing game, emotional game. Maybe it will not be a nice game to watch, like all the Final games, but for sure it will be a very tough game. I respect Sergio Scariolo a lot, he’s almost a friend, one of the best coaches in the world, so it’s a great opportunity for me to play against him,” Hernandez said.
According to sports analysts, this is between offensive vs. defensive team matchup especially Spain is well-equipped when it comes to the defense that has been their weapon in recent tournaments that the US has been experiencing against Spain.
While the Argentina team strength their offense, led by Luis Scola and Facundo Campazzo that they used against Korea, Nigeria, Russia, Venezuela, Poland, Serbia, and France.
Argentina last won the title in the tournament was the first edition of the World Cup in 1950, while Spain won their last title in 2006.
The game begins at 8:00 pm in Beijing, China.