26 March 2014, Wednesday, 13:27
author: Dmitry Slezin
In Ufa the fourth match in the Eastern Conference semifinals of Gagarin Cup 2014 took place. Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) snatched a victory in the overtime versus Barys (Astana) — 3:2.
Two periods finished with zeros on the scoreboard. At the beginning of the third period Igor Mirnov struck the net of Vitaly Eremeev — Ufa team took the lead 1:0.
Five minutes before the end of the match Barys evened up the scores. But then Dmitry Makarov managed to take the white-green team ahead. Barys scored a goal 10 seconds before the final siren — 2:2.
And in the sixth minute of the overtime Kirill Koltsov scored the glorious goal.
Scores in this series was 3-1 in favour of the Ufa club. The fifth match will be held in Astana on March 27.
Note that the first semifinalist of Gagarin Cup was defined. Metallurg (Magnitogorsk) outplayed Sibir (Novosibirsk) in four matches and awaits the winner of the Astana — Ufa battle.