13 March 2013, Wednesday, 16:07

Ak Bars reduced the lag behind Salavat Yulaev

author: Dmitry Slezin

In Ufa the third match of the play-off semi-final of the KHL East Conference took place yesterday, where Salavat Yulaev met with Kazan Ak Bars. Visitors successfully realised their chances in the ending of the second period and took the lead 2:0.

In the third period home players had several opportunities to reduce the score (including during the powerplay five to three), but the contender repelled all attacks.

Petrov sent the third pluck into an empty net in the end of the match – 3:0.

Thus, the score in the series up to four victories was reduced – 2:1  - Ufa is in the lead.

Today, March 13, the fourth match Salavat Yulaev vs Ak Bars will take place on "Ufa-Arena".