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Rudy Fernandez scored 18 points in 19 minutes as Real Madrid defeated Iberostar Tenerife 92 – 79 to advance to the 2020 Spanish ACB Supercup Final. The “Blancos” will defend their title against archrival Barcelona Sunday (13/9).
Anthony Randolph and Gabriel Deck added 12 points apiece for Real Madrid. Edy Tavares contributed 10 points and six rebounds while Facu Campazzo provided nine points, seven assists and five rebounds.
Marcelinho Huertas had 17 points plus five assists for Tenerife and Bruno Fitipaldo 15 points. Txus Vidorreta’s players tried to keep up with their opponents for the first 20 minutes but were overwhelmed in the third period. With the score 44 – 48 early in the second half, Real overpowered the tournament hosts 7 – 21 to establish a safe margin for the remainder of the match.
Tenerife never recovered fully as Real was efficient enough to preserve a more than solid advantage.