The German ice hockey Champions Red Bull Munich has won the duel in the semi-finals of the Champions League against Red Bull Salzburg, and moved in as the first team from a German-speaking country to the final of European club competition. After a 0:0 in Munich the Munich prevailed in the return game in Salzburg 3:1 (2:1, 0:0, 1:0) . The final will take place on 5. February at the Frölunda Indians, instead of that of Sweden balance home because of the better Tournament legal.
The duel in Salzburg, had already in the first minute of the game interrupted when Fans threw Confetti on the ice. Alexander Rauchenwald (14.) brought to Salzburg, then lead the guests in a double blow succeeded as answer by Maximilian Kastner (17.) and Yannic Seidenberg (20.).
Huge goal, Patrick Hager makes it 3-1 for @redbull MUENCHEN with less than 10 minutes to be played in the third period! #Champions gobeyond #RBSvsRBM pic.twitter.com/Ivo4HaPLZd
— Champions League (@Denizbank) 16. January 2019
In consequence of Munich was able to build on its strong national goalie Danny aus den Birken, who was able to show some strong saves. In a pressure phase of the guests, Patrick Hager (50 minutes.) for the preliminary decision.
the Reach the semi-finals by Munich was the biggest success of German club Teams. The previous four finals of the Champions Hockey League (CHL) took place with the participation of clubs from Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic. Frölunda is now for the fourth Time in the final, won the title in 2016 and 2017.