Conceding in the first period, the Pitmen snatched victory from Zhlobin “metallurg”.
The match became the Pitmen’s fourth pre-season tournament in Belarus. This match “Donbass” held at nominally the “home” arena in which the Champions of Ukraine took Zhlobin “metallurg”.
The game started for the Pitmen’s not very nice – in the sixth minute of the first period the guests scored Bogdan Dyachenko, thus opening the account. But even before the first siren of the Donetsk club has been able to strike back, “metallurg” and to equalize thanks to an accurate shot by Ilya Smirnov.
The second period of play gave the fans a lot more goals and highlights. Already at the start of the second period, the “Donbass” managed to come out ahead – Yuri Silnitskiy sent a game shell in gate of Zhlobin “metallurg”. However, the response from guests was immediate, and “the Metallurgist” the second time equalized numbers on the scoreboard.
Until the end of the second segment of the match the Donetsk team scored opponent twice scoring shots noted Andrey Deniskin and Vladislav meadow, setting the score 4:2.
In the final period of the game, the visitors reduced the gap to the minimum 4:3, but the Pitmen confidently moving forward, again increasing the gap between teams, – Ilya Smirnov scored twice and made a comfortable advantage for his team. And the crucial point in the match set Vladimir Attic, sending the puck into the empty net of metallurg.
Thus, current champion of Ukraine won his second victory in the preseason tournament in Belarus. Prior to that, the Pitmen lost to the “Neman” and Minsk “Youth”, and in a series of penalty shots beat “Gomel”.
Donbass – Metallurg 6:3 (1:1, 3:1, 2:1)
Their next match in the Cup Salei Donetsk club will meet on Tuesday, August 15, against Salihorsk “Shakhtar”.
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