“Zenit” lost to ASVEL in the home match of the EuroCup despite the 27 points of Sergey Karasev. The first half of the meeting was won by the team from St. Petersburg – 50:47. Before the final quater “Zenit” increased the advantage to 6 points.
Nevertheless, the unsuccessful game of the hosts in the defense in the last ten minutes allowed the French club to come forward shortly before the final siren. The tactics of fast fouls also did not bring success to “Zenit”. The victory of ASVEL is 92:89.
As a result of the 8th round of Eurocup Karasev entered the top five with a coefficient of usefulness of 30.