30 March 2016, Wednesday, 13:55

HC Salavat Yulaev is on the brink of leaving Gagarin Cup 2016


UFA, 30 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/. The fourth match of the Eastern finals of Gagarin Cup 2016 took place in Ufa.

HC Metallurg (Magnitogorsk) was ahead of Salavat Yulaev for two periods after Victor Antipin scored the goal early in the game (in the sixth minute).

After 17 seconds of the third period Igor Grigorenko equalized having brought hope to the Ufa fans — 1: 1.

However, then  Nicholay Prokhorkin’s penalty was used by Alexander Semin — 1: 2.

In the last-minute Wojtek Wolski scored the goal in an empty net — 1: 3.

The Ufa team lost to Magnitogorsk with the same score 1: 3 in the series to four victories.

The fifth and decisive for Salavat Yulaev match the will take place in Magnitogorsk on March 31.