The Russian national team outplayed the national team of Northern Macedonia in the Eurobasket second-round qualification match. The game was held in Perm.
The first quarter of the match was in an equal fight, in which the team of Macedonia turned out to be a bit stronger, which led in the score to the first break with a difference of one point. However, already in the second ten-minute period, the Russians managed to recoup and step forward – by the big break, the players of Sergey Bazarevich led in the score with a difference of two points.
The third ten-minute also remained with the Russians – their advantage before the final quarter reached four points. The fourth quarter also was won by the Russian team, which ultimately celebrated success with a score of 77:67.
As part of the Russian national team, Vladislav Trushkin took part in the match.