In Omsk the East group quarter finals have concluded. Tomorrow morning semi-finals begin, to determine the two best teams who will meet in the evening at Omsk Arena in the East group final.
Each of the quarter final games has turned out differently. The result of the meeting between Salavat Yulaev and Sibir was decided on penalty shots. The winning shot was taken by a young player from Bashkortostan to make it 3:2. Ak Bars beat Avtomobilist 3:0, Avangard scored five goals against Rubin (5:1). The tensest battle was between two rivals — geographical neighbours Traktor and Metallurg. At the end of ordinary time, the ’steel workers’ beat the Chelyabinsk team 4:2.
In the April 22 semi-finals line up will be:
7:40 (Moscow time) Metallurg — Ak Bars
7:40 (Moscow time) Salavat Yulaev — Avangard
The East group final will take place at Omsk Arena tomorrow, April 22, and will begin at 15:30 Moscow time.
You can watch live broadcasts of all the matches taking place in Omsk Arena on our website.