Dinamo Riga have beaten 1-2 in the home game against Vityaz Podolsk.
Dinamo Riga wanted to put them back on track after their close defeat in Kazan in today’s home game against Vityaz as they lost their last three games in a row.
However, the guests had the better start. After a mistake in the attack third of Vityaz Clark lost the puck to Katichev. This set immediately to the fast counterattack, plays on Aaltonen, which continues to Syomin the immediately at the conclusion looks for. Hrivik are in the right place and fake the puck unsustainable for Bilyalov to 1-0 (3.). Riga, known for their home strength, immediately began to press the equalizer. Darzins only hits the pole and with a shot from Redlihs Ortio could parry this sure.
Dinamo Riga also missed the start in the second third. It was played 15 seconds since syomin achieved – after a quick pass from Aaltonen the 2-0 (21.). Then an open exchange with some gites chances developed – Darzins fails to Ortio as well as Redlihs. On the other side were Aaltonen and Stolyarov. Towards the end of the third, Riga became stronger and missed chances by the second: Gegeris, Maione and also Shulenin could not win Ortio.
In the final third Riga again mobilized all forces and started to assault, but received a penalty for „Too many men on the ice“ due to a carelessness. Bilyalov was very sure and kept what it was to hold, after the end of this overpowered power play, it was once again Maione of hope germinate – he meets after a pass from Redlihs to 1-2 (50.). The guests came under some pressure, but an Ortio, who is in top form today, did not allow further hits. Thus, Rige had to plug in a home defeat for the first time since 26. October.
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