“Salavat Yulaev” head coach Kozlov admitted he was ready to be fired after KHL playoff loss

Ufa head coachSalavat Yulaeva » Viktor Kozlov said he was ready to be fired after losing to the Admiral in the first round of the KHL playoffs.

Under Kozlov this season, Salavat Yulaev was beaten by Admiral in the first round of the Gagarin Cup, 2–4.

– After leaving the Admiral in the playoffs, you were probably worried about being fired from Salavat Yulaev?

I have not ruled out this option. At that moment, I asked myself the question: did I do everything I could? Yes, I understood what I could have done differently, already depending on our situation. But at these stages, and through what we went through with the team, I did everything I could. Fired means fired. I would gain experience. That’s how I assessed the situation. Bite your elbows and say it needed this and that, that’s all – the train is gone. Any decision I would accept with respect. The life of a hockey coach is special. Indeed, you can be fired at any time,” Kozlov told the official KHL website.

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.

KHL official website

Source : MatchTV

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