CSKA Moscow crushes Barcelona in EuroLeague classic derby

Darrun Hilliard CSKA Moscow
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

In a classic derby between two EuroLeague powerhouses, CSKA Moscow decimated Barcelona (67-96) and returned to the winning track.

The Catalans remained competitive only in the opening quarter (20-17). After that, the Muscovites took over and never looked back.

Playing excellent on both ends, the Russians outscored the “Blaugrana” 47-79 to cruise to an easy victory and put an end to a two-game losing streak.

CSKA improved to 7-4, whereas Barcelona dropped to 8-3.