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KHL in photos: Dinamo Riga vs. CSKA Moscow

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In its final match before a three-week break, Dinamo Riga managed to win against CSKA Moscow with a score of 4:3 (3:1, 0:2, 1:0) on October 23.

Dinamo Riga players managed to maintain advantage over CSKA throughout the heated match and secure victory.

Paul Szczechura and Roberts Bukarts scored in favour of Dinamo Riga. The most notable players of CSKA were Georgy Misharin and Aleksey Morozov.

The match began very successfully for home players – the first goal was performed on the 73rd second of the first period. Gints Meija, Alexander Nizhiviy and Paul Szczechura had scored twice for Dinamo Riga. The score was 2:0 on the eighth minute of the game. 35 second later, Bukarts scored another goal for Dinamo Riga thanks to a great pass from Miks Indrass.

The second period was more successful for guests. CSKA managed to balance the score. Misharin and Morozov secured 3 goals for their team.

Near the end of the match, CSKA players began playing rather aggressively. There were multiple fights on the ice. But Dinamo Riga managed to use defensive tactics to their advantage. There was pressure, tension and heated play around the side of the field of Dinamo Riga in the last minutes of the match. Nevertheless, Mikael Tellqvist helped save his team from defeat.

This Saturday, Dinamo Riga will begin a series of four matches with SKA St Petersburg, Atlant Mytishi, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl and Severstal Cherepovets.

After these matches, Dinamo Riga will have its November break, with the next match scheduled for November 13, 2013.

Dinamo Riga is ranked 3rd in the KHL Western Conference with 36 points earned from 19 games. CSKA is ranked lower than Dinamo Riga and has 32 points earned from 20 games.

There are 28 teams participating in this season of KHL. Each team will play 54 matches – two games with each team in the tournament.

After each regular season, eight strongest teams will be called to participate in the Gagarin Cup Tournament. Weaker teams will compete with each other for the Hope Cup.

Dinamo Riga has set itself a goal to reach Gagarin Cup finals.

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