Athletistic/Hockey. Today, March 25, the fifth match of the series between SKA and Avtomobilist ended in St. Petersburg. The visiting team won with a score of 5:4.

The head coach of the St. Petersburg club, Roman Rotenberg, commented on the defeat in the decisive match of the series.

“We played quite well and the guys showed character. Although, of course, Avtomobilist is a strong opponent with many experienced players, including foreign players. They were able to convert their chances, while we had problems with that. Our team is young. “Many players are just starting to act as leaders at this level. But we will continue to work on ourselves and become stronger. I would also like to thank our fans for their support.

Serious injuries suffered by several prominent SKA defenders in the first round impacted the outcome of the entire series. However, the players who participated in the matches with the Avtomobilist demonstrated all their strength,” Rotenberg noted in an interview with Match TV.

This season, SKA failed to advance past the second round of the playoffs for the first time since the 2014/2015 season.

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