Aalborg Pirates steer towards the semifinals after a sure victory

The winner of the basic game, Aalborg Pirates, can watch the semi-finals of the Metal League.

On Sunday, the North Jutland favorite beat Herlev Eagles 5-1 after a convincing effort.

Thus, it is 2-0 to Aalborg in the quarter-final series, which is decided when one of the teams has four victories.

Herlev tried to stick with a compact defensive, and it succeeded somewhat in the first period. But Aalborg had the home team broken down in the second period.

Julian Jakobsen’s goal to make it 3-0 after 33 minutes really decided the match. Herlev tried his best to come back, but the class difference was pronounced, and a controlling Aalborg team was never a problem.

– We’re doing okay, but I still feel we have an extra gear and we need to figure that out. There is more to give, says Aalborg player Anders Koch to TV 2 Play.

In parallel with the match in Herlev, the Odense Bulldogs beat Sønderjyske 3-0 at home and equalized to 1-1 in matches.

The victory was founded in the first period, where the Czech Radek Cip first cleverly assisted Sebastian Ehlers’ opening goal and then himself put the puck in the net from a sharp angle.

Earlier on Sunday, Esbjerg equalized to 1-1 in the match against Frederikshavn White Hawks after a fully deserved 3-0 victory at home after two goals by Canadian Grayson Downing and a goal in the empty net in the final phase.

The fourth and final quarterfinal is between the defending champions, Rungsted Seier Capital, and Herning Blue Fox.

They compete on Monday night, and Herning leads 1-0 after a 4-2 victory at home on Friday.

The quarterfinals are all played best of seven and the teams take turns having home ground. The team with the best position after the basic game has home ground in a possible match seven.

By Editor

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