Salavat Yulaev will play fifth series of “green derby” with Ak Bars in Kazan
UFA, 23 January 2020. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Today, the Tatneft Arena once again will host a battle for the Chuck Chuck Cup. HC Salavat Yulaev and HC Ak Bars met four times in the current season. Both opponents have two wins and two losses. Salavat Yulaev won the last victory in overtime on Swiss ice in Davos.
According to statistics, most often the Ufa ice squad defeats the Kazan team during the regular time. But the players of Dmitry Kvartalnov are luckier after 60 minutes of the match. Therefore, the team of Nikolai Tsulygin should do the best in the regular time and not tempt fate in the fifth series of the “green derby” of the KHL season 2019/2020.
So far, Ak Bars has been leading 189 against 184 on the scored goals. But Salavat Yulaev is significantly ahead of the Kazan club in the penalty time — 1146 minutes against 977. The statistics are presented for 72 matches in the KHL.
The match starts at 9.30 pm Ufa time on January 23. The live broadcast will be available on BST, KHL HD channels.