Will there be the seventh match in the series “Salavat Yulaev” – “Tractor”? Preview March 27: News: Continental Hockey League (KHL)

The sixth match of the semifinals of the Eastern Conference will take place on March 27 in Ufa. “Tractor” leads in a series with “Salavat Yulaev” with a score of 3-2, the hosts will try to translate the confrontation in the seventh game.

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“Tractor” on home ice managed to advance in the series against “Salavat Yulaev” (3-2), now wards Anvara Gatiyatulina only one victory separates him from reaching the final of the Eastern Conference. For Ufa, the upcoming home match is the last chance to save the series and transfer it to the seventh match in Chelyabinsk.

The hosts still can’t count on a defender Gregory Panin – He will play the second of three disqualification matches. “Tractor”, in turn, is more likely to have no striker injured by Panin Lukasz Sedlak.

“Tractor” in numbers significantly exceeds “Salavat Yulaev” in the percentage of majority sales: 27.8 vs. 16.7. Chelyabinsk also has an advantage in the minority game: 81.5% of neutralization against 77.1% of Ufa.

Team leaders in the last five KHL matches
Salavat Yulaev (Ufa)

Salavat Yulaev

Tractor (Chelyabinsk)


Tractor Forward Tomasz Gika – one of the best scorers and assistants in the current playoffs with 4 + 7 in nine meetings. Goalkeeper of the guests Roman Will – in the leaders in the percentage of rebounds (93.9) and the coefficient of reliability (1.55). His Ufa opponent Alexander Sharychenkov coped with 91.6% of shots in this playoff with a reliability factor of 2.09 and one match at “zero”.

Nick Bailen – one of the most effective defenders of the current draw (3 + 3). Ufa forward Victor Tikhonov – in two points from the 50-point mark in the KHL playoffs. For the striker “Tractor” Alexei Potapov the next puck is the 50th in the League.

Salavat Yulaev (Ufa)

Salavat Yulaev

Abandoned washers 114

Victories in face-to-face meetings

Tractor (Chelyabinsk)


88 Abandoned washers

Salavat Yulaev has won 25 of 44 personal matches against Traktor in KHL history.


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