On the eve, in the capital of neighboring Bashkortostan, the third meeting of “sworn” rivals took place: local “Salavat Yulaev” and Kazan “Ak Bars”. The match ended with a crushing score in favor of the hosts – 7: 3. Information agency “Tatar-inform” informs about it.
It should be noted that the Kazan club interrupted its winning streak, which consisted of ten matches.
The first half ended with a score of 2: 2. Kazan players Stefan da Costa and Andrey Pedan, as well as Ufa athletes Alexander Kadeikin and Jack Platt distinguished themselves.
The second period also ended in a draw 3: 3. Four goals in a row were scored against the Kazan team in the third period, three of which were scored by Finn Hartikainen. Note that the goal in the second period is also on the account of the Scandinavian.
As a result, the game discipline of Kazan helped the Ufa team to win: the guests were fined more than five times, which the hosts took advantage of.
Kazan “Ak Bars” still takes first place in the Eastern Conference. On his account after 44 matches, 68 points and 41 wins. The next match the players of Kvartalny will play away with Barys on 12 January.