In the fifth attempt he finally worked for Red Bull Salzburg with the quarterfinals in the Champions Champions League (CHL). The Austrian ice hockey champion won a quarter-round second against French champion Rouen Dragons on Tuesday with confidence 5: 1 (2: 0.1: 1.2: 0) and did it safely after 3: 3 in the first leg.
In the quarterfinals, police will agree with Kärpät Oulu. Finnish champions defeated Swiss ZSC Lions Zürich title holder 3-2 after 4: 4 in the first home match. Played 4/5. in Finland and on 11 December in Salzburg.
Salzburg spent a lot of pressure on the enemy kites in a home match in 17 games from the start. The attack after the attack was on the French goal, in power, in Salzburg cracked Ryan Duncan (12) defensive bars. At the end of the first third, Frenchmen signaled their dangers in two counterattacks before Brant Harris reached the deserved Herburger hit (19th) to make 2-0.
In the middle third Joris Bedin settled, but only 47 seconds later, Thomas Raffl hit back and restored both goals (28). In the final third Salzburg did not get any more risks, was not really safe and in the 57th minute Bobby Raymond (57th) made it all clear. Duncan fixed the final score on the empty net (59th).
Team co-owner ÖEHV Konstantin Komarek also set off with Malmö Redhawks. After a 4-1 home match against SC Bern, the Swedes also won in Switzerland 1-0. Malmö will face RB Munich, who beat EV Zug 2-0. So all four Swiss clubs were eliminated in the first round off.
In addition to two Red Bull teams from Salzburg and Munich, only clubs from Sweden (Malmö, Göteborg, Skelleftea), Czech Republic (Brno, Pilsen) and Finland (Kärpät) are in the quarterfinals.