Bàsquet Girona resumes this afternoon the LEB Or after a month without competing as a result of the coronavirus. Carles Marco’s team has lost three days (Canoe, Lleida and Alicante) and already with all the staff recovered, today they face Palma (12.15, Esport 3) in Fontajau with the claim of seeing the debut of the ‘Icelandic Kari Jónsson. Girona have not played a game since they beat Murcia (75-63) on 5 December.
“A difficult match awaits us against a team that started with doubts. They are young and have talented players, they have gone further and have three wins in a row. They have confidence and play well “, the Girona coach explained yesterday. Marco emphasizes that his players are “eager” to compete and hopes that Jónsson can have a good debut despite the “lack of pace” that accumulates “the whole team”. “This should not be an excuse, but an opportunity to grow as a team,” he said. “I’m sure we’ll notice the lack of rhythm and we’ve been at home for a long time,” he added.
Girona, who have only won two games, face one of the rivals they have been able to defeat this season. In the first round, in a very even final, Marco’s team took the victory of Mallorca (78-81).