Champions Cup

IKSU to the final after beating Chur 11-5

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The unbeaten IKSU that did not lose a single game in 2018 had no big problems to beat Swiss champions Piranha Chur. Tomorrow in the final IKSU will face Czech team Vitkovice that beat Finnish SB Pro with 5-4 after OT in their semifinal.

IKSU took the lead after 1.23 on a rebound goal from Myra Aggestål. The Swedish champions dominated the first period as expected. IKSU scored five more goals and Chur only scored once in the first period.

IKSU started the second period with scoring a fast goal made by Sofia Joelsson on a breakaway to make it 7-1. Chur got the chance to make the game more even in powerplay but they didn´t manage to score during the powerplay. The second period was abit more even and Chur made it 7-2 after 8.12 scored by Luana Rensch. No more goals were scored in the second period.

Only 28 seconds into the third the Corin Rütimann made it 7-3 for Chur not long after that IKSU made it 8-3 by a goal from Emelie Engström in her first shift of the game. IKSU scored one more goal but after that Chur managed to score two fast goals to make it 9-5. When Chur managed to get close IKSU decided that enough was enough when they made two fast goals to increase their lead to 11-5. IKSU created some great chances in the end but Corinne Waldburger that came in instead of Jill Münger made some impressive saves. Sofia Joelsson made the most points for IKSU with her 4 points (2+2).

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