“CSKA and Lokomotiv are playing too violently, as if the players want to get injured” – Mayorov

Double Olympic champion Boris Maireov in a conversation with , he said that in the Gagarin Cup second round series between CSKA And “locomotive “There is an unjustifiably brutal power struggle.

CSKA and Lokomotiv met in the Western Conference semi-finals. The first two matches in Moscow were won by the army team. In Yaroslavl, the railway closed the gap – 1-2. Thursday will see Game 4 of the best-of-four series.

– On the one hand, I really like the pair CSKA – Lokomotiv. Two powerful and well-prepared teams met. CSKA won the first home games with a squeak, the army team did not have a clear advantage there. It is therefore not surprising that Lokomotiv have already played a game in Yaroslavl. The only thing I would say negatively is that this series has very cruel hockey. This is also present in other participants of the Gagarin Cup, but this pair is just too much. It is necessary, it is not necessary – people collide. And not harsh, but cruel. Usually the purpose of a collision in hockey is to separate the person from the puck, to interfere with it. And here players seem to collide with the thought, “Well, now I’m going to hit it right!” Let him get hurt, and to hell with him. There are a lot of martial arts in the series between CSKA and Lokomotiv.

— What do you think of the upcoming fourth meeting?

“Today the army team simply won’t be, although they will certainly draw a conclusion from the previous defeat,” Mayorov told .

Watch live broadcasts of KHL playoff matches on the federal channel and thematic channels of the holding, as well as on the sites matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru. The fourth game between Lokomotiv and CSKA will be broadcast live on KHL and KHL PRIME channels, the broadcast starts at 7:20 p.m. (Moscow time).

Source : MatchTV

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