Salavat Yulaev defeated Vityaz in first home KHL game in 2018
UFA, 18 January 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Natalia Ovcharuk/.
A lot of events occurred in the very first minute of the match: a risky moment at the Vityaz net, a penalty of the Moscow Region team. A little later, Ivan Nalimov's net was hit during a power play by the guest team — 0: 1. In the end of the starting period, the Ufa players scored a goal. Anton Burdasov made an assist to Vladimir Tkachev -1: 1.
After the break the Salavat Yulaev dictated much of the play. The Ufa squad more began to threaten the gates of Alexander Samonov much more, which resulted in an accurate throw by Teemu Hartikainen — 2: 1. At the end of the period the Salavat Yulaev players remained in the power play. And again Burdasov distinguished himself accompanied by his foreign teammates. The scoring moment was finished by Linus Omark — 3: 1.
The third period was marked by many penalties, but opponents failed to take advantage of their chances. Vladimir Tkachev and Ilya Zubov organized an assist to Alexander Loginov — 4:1.
After the victory, dedicated fans presented Anton Burdasov with a gift for his recent hat-trick.
The Ufa club will play the next match with CSKA Moscow on January 19.