In three previous matches Riga "Dinamo" gaining points in the away match against "Tractor" (1:2 Boulevard) and "Lada" (1:2 Blvd) and at home against "Slovan" (5:1). These advances allowed the team of Girts Ankipans for the first time in a few months to go from last place in the whole League — now the main outsider is the "Ugra".
"Dynamo" and CSKA earlier in the championship KHL met 26 times, the advantage is on the side of CSKA (19 wins, seven losses). Last time the residents beat the Muscovites more than four years ago — 23 Oct 2013, at home with the score 4:3. In the current season October 3, "the Dynamo" has conceded in Moscow with the account 2:3 (FROM).
The match against CSKA Moscow due to a small injury missed Lauris Darzins. In November, the striker returned to the team after injury and in seven games scored 8 (4 4) points, quickly becoming one of its leaders.
Already on 17-th second of the match, the residents earned a numerical advantage, but did not implement it. In the future, the players never deleted, whereas the hosts in the third period got 4 small fine. And guests used first delete from Riga. In the 43rd minute after a throw Robinson was a slight deflection and the puck flew past Kalnins. In other episodes the goalkeeper of Riga was effective and was voted the best player in the "Dynamo" (- CSKA became Robinson).
Winning streak of the army was extended to nine games. Also in the last 16 games they have 15 wins. In three games in a row CSKA has not conceded goals were previously beaten "the Cupid" (4:0) and Severstal (2:0). After 37 games the team of coach Igor Nikitin takes the second place in the table Western conference with 87 points.
"Dynamo" has interrupted a series from three matches points. The assets of Riga for 29 points, they are 13th in the West, the gap between "Slovan" — 11 points from the zone playoffs — 27 points.
Dinamo Riga — CSKA Moscow 0:1 (0:0, 0:0, 0:1)
Washer: 0:1 Robinson (Petrov, Kiselevich, 42.28-bol).
Goalkeepers: Kalnins — Johansson.
Throws: 14 to 44
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