Kazan "Ak Bars" lost victory for Bashkir "Salavat Yulaev"
Photo by Marat Muginov
(Kazan City KZN.RU, September
13, Adelia Galieva). Today in the capital of Tatarstan an important hockey
match between Kazan "Ak Bars" and Bashkir "Salavat Yulaev" took
place, despite the active support of the crowd, it ended in defeat for the
hosts with a score of 3: 4. The outcome of the match decided in shootouts. The
game was visited by the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin with his son and Chairman
of the State Council of Tatarstan Farid Mukhametshin.
"barses" needed support as never before – it was the first home game
for Kazan in the season. In addition, "barses" met with their old
adversary, who is not willing to give the victory without a fight.
game, under the arches of the ice palace Alexei Morozov’s sweater was raised -
a legendary player of "Ak Bars", who became two-time Gagarin Cup
holder, a three-time champion of Russia, holder of the European Cup and the
Continental Cup together with the team. This symbolic gesture inspired Kazan
fans, who actively supported the home team.
the first period tempered the hopes of the audience somehow - "Salavat
Yulaev" managed to score 2 goals. Kazan citizens leveled the score only in
the second period. The third period had to be decisive, but despite all the
efforts of "Ak Bars" to keep the lead, the winner was not identified
- each team scored a puck. The course of the game has not change in the overtime
either. As a result, the player of "Salavat Yulaev" Linus Omark
scored the winning penalty shot. The match ended with the score 3: 4.
for the "Ak Bars" will be held September 16 at home - the citizens of
Kazan will play with "Dynamo" of Minsk.