We didn’t get another surprise – the French national team, stuck at the crucial moment, came out healthy against the Hungarians

Without overdoing it, the French slowly gained an advantage during the match and entered the decisive quarter with a 67:53 lead.

In the fourth quarter, the Olympic vice-champions did not overdo it and hit only 1 three-pointer in the first 5 minutes, and only 8 points separated the teams – 70:62.

The Hungarians were slowly getting closer to their opponents, and very painfully crossed 1 minute before the game. 4 sec. Adam Hanga hit a three-pointer and reduced the deficit to 2 points – 72-74.

After defending themselves, Hungarian basketball players had a chance to take the lead, but David Vojvoda’s shot went wide.

15 seconds left to play. Andrew Albicy was sent to the penalty line, but the Frenchman’s hands shook and both shots went wide. Fortunately for Vincent Collet’s students, Guerschon Yabusele recovered the ball and immediately provoked a foul and after hitting both free throws gave his team a 4-point advantage – 76:72.

The Hungarians organized the attack in 4 seconds and when Rosco Allen put it in the basket, only two points separated the team again. This time, Evana Fournier was sent to the penalty line. The defender confidently hit both free kicks to secure the victory for France.

France: Guerschon Yabusele 17, Rudy Gobert 15, Evan Fournier 12.

Hungary: Adam Hanga 18, Mikael Hopkins 10, Benedek Varadi and Szilard Benke 9 each.

In the first game, the French lost to the Germans 63:76, and on Saturday they beat the Lithuanian basketball players 77:73.

The Hungarians fell short of the Bosnians 85-95 on Thursday and fell to the Slovenians 88-103 on Saturday.

Earlier on Sunday, in Group B, the Lithuanian national team lost to the Germans 107:109 after two overtimes, while the Slovenians sensationally lost to the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team 93:97.

An unexpected result was also recorded in Group A, where the Spaniards lost 73:83 against the Spaniards.

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