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Basketball: the leader " Barcelonas " the Leader of the Spanish basketball club " considers CSKA as the favourite

; Barcelona " Dejan Bodiroga considers that CSKA is the favourite of a today`s match " the Top - 16 " Euroleague ULEB. The Serb has declared it to an official site of army club.

CSKA and " the Leopard " played May, 2003 in " the Ending of four " and then the Catalan club has justified expectations of experts, having changed armejtsea with the bill 76:71.

" I Think, this time in a role of the favourite acts as CSKA, - considers Bodiroga. - CSKA has not lost any match in the Russian championship, W/ O defeats has passed the first stage of Euroleague. These results SPK for themselves ".

2 he has agreed that soldiers are the main applicant for victory in Euroleague - 2004/ 05.

" CSKA spends " the Ending of four " At home in Moscow as it was two years ago W us in Barcelona, - the leader of Catalans has noted. - at you the excellent command, very Gud trainer, rich traditions and history is all composed 4 success ".

According to Bodirogi, it quite will arrange, if " the Leopard " will make the way in a quarterfinal from the second place in group.

" Considering structure of rivals in our group " the Top - 16 " I will be satisfied, if " Barcelona " leaves in plej - off from the second place " - the Serb has declared.

Bodiroga 2 admitted that has saved the best memoirs on a MTG with soldiers in " the Ending of four " two-year prescription.

" We played against very Gud command. The most part of a match we had problems, but in an ending all of us - taki could cope with CSKA and make the way in the ending which have then won " - he has told.

the Match of the first tour " Top - 16 " " Barcelona " - CSKA will take place on Thursday, the beginning in 22. 40 Moscow time.