16 January 2014, Thursday, 17:21

"Salavat Yulaev" will have anything but simple match in Chelyabinsk

author: Dmitry Slezin

On Thursday, January 16, Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) will play a guest match versus Tractor in the KHL Championship in Chelyabinsk.

In the previous match Salavat Yulaev snatched a shoot-out win over Metallurg (Magnitogorsk), the leader of the Championship ( at the time of the match versus Ufa team).

Tractor lost to Neftekhimik (Nizhnekamsk) — 1:3, and it is balancing on the border of getting into the playoffs — 60 points.

Salavat Yulaev has 81 points and competes for the fourth position in the East Conference, which gives the home field advantage in the playoffs.

In the first round Ufa Salavat Yulaev won Tractor 3-1.

The match will begin in Chelyabinsk at 19 o’clock, Ufa time.