VEN vs RUS: In FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, the basketball teams Venezuela and Russia play against each other today. The match will start at 01:30 PM IST on 8th September 2019. The venue of the match is at Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center, in Foshan, China.
Placed in Group A, alongside Poland, Ivory Coast and the hosts China, Venezuela failed to match the expectations from their display in the first round. Russian opened their World Cup campaign with two wins in as many games against Nigeria and South Korea respectively. Hence in this game VEN vs RUS, it is predicted that Russia will win against Venezuela.
VEN vs RUS Team News
There are no injury concerns ahead of this game for Venezuela. For Russia, Sergey Karasev has so far failed to make an impact. Expect the former Cleveland Cavaliers man to start from the bench again. There is no injury concerns of the team ahead of the match.
VEN vs RUS Team Squads
Venezuela Team: Gregory Vargas, Jose Vargas, Miguel Ruiz, Dwight Lewis, Jhornan Zamora, Luis Bethelmy, Windi Graterol, Michael Carrera, Pedro Chourio, Anthony Perez, Heissler Guillent, Nestor Colmenares
Russia Team: Andrey Sopin, Vitaly Fridzon, Semen Antonov, Evgeny Baburin, Mikhail Kulagin, Grigory Motovilov, Andrey Vorontsevich, Nikita Kurbanov, Evgeny Valiev, Andrey Zubkov, Sergey Karasev, Vladimir Ivlev
VEN vs RUS Probable Lineup
Venezuela: Heissler Guillent, Nestor Colmenares, Miguel Ruiz, Jose Vargas, Dwight Lewis
Russia: Andrey Vorontsevich, Nikita Kurbanov, Vitaly Fridzon, Mikhail Kulagin, Vladimir Ivlev
VEN vs RUS from Bench
Venezuela: Michael Carrera, Windi Graterol, Luis Bethelmy, Jhornan Zamora, Gregory Vargas, Pedro Chourio
Russia: Andrey Zubkov, Andrei Sopin, Semen Antonov, Sergey Karasev, Evgeny Baburin, Grigory Motovilov, Evgeny Valiev