Tractor will host Salavat in Chelyabinsk in the next match of the regular season of the Kontinental Hockey League. The meeting will take place on September 30. Our portal gives a forecast for the game.
The Chelyabinsk club reached the finals of the Eastern Conference at the end of last season, and now it has a very hard time. In 12 matches, Anvar Gatiyatulin's team scored only 10 points and is currently on the eighth line in the East table. At the same time, Traktor has already conceded 33 goals — the third result in the conference since the end. The Chelyabinsk club held the previous match in the regular season on September 28 and beat Kunlun Red Star with a score of 3:1. Tractor striker Anton Burdasov scored a double, and goalkeeper Ilya Proskuryakov deflected 20 shots out of 21.
The Ufa club went to Chelyabinsk not in the best mood. Viktor Kozlov's team played the previous match in the regular season on September 27 and lost to a principled opponent with a score of 0:3. Ufa did not break through the goalkeeper of Ak Bars Amir Miftakhov, although they made 29 shots. Now Salavat Yulaev is on the sixth line in the Eastern Conference table — he scored 12 points in 11 matches. The teams have serious problems with the attack — she scored only 21 goals. Only two Far Eastern teams are doing worse in the conference.
Statistics and figures:
- Tractor is the favorite of the match according to bookmakers;
- Previously, the teams met each other 46 times: Salavat won 26 victories, Traktor - 20;
- The last game with the participation of the teams ended with a score of 3:2 in favor of Salavat.
Four of the last five full-time matches in Chelyabinsk turned out to be "grassroots". Let's bet that the teams will not figure out more than five goals for two this time.