Wisla Can-Pack Krakow go out of the EuroLeague Women 2005 tonight despite another stalwart performance against Russian giants Dynamo in the second game of the 1/8-Final series.
The narrow loss in Moscow earlier in the week had boosted the Poles' confidence and they came out tonight ready to cause an upset and force a third match-up.
Russian side Dynamo Moscow headed into the EuroLeague Women play-offs on Tuesday night with a new coach on the bench.
Former Latvian men's national team coach Armands Kraulins has taken over head coaching duties for Dynamo and led his team to a win over Polish visitors Wisla Krakow in his first test with his new club.
In FIBA Euroleague Women action tonight, top-ranked Lietuvos Telekomas traveled to battle against TS Wisla Can-Pack.
Both teams were aware that they had made the playoffs and therefore the atmosphere was slightly relaxed. However both sides were eager to use this game as a tune-up for the postseason games to come.
Hungarian side Sopron slipped to a third consecutive EuroLeague Women loss in Poland this evening, losing to home side TS Wisla Can-Pack.
A fourth quarter rally from Wisla saw them overcome a break open an otherwise close contest and keep their play-off hopes alive.
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