According to the mentor, Kazan “the minority did not work out today.”
It seemed that his team stalled in the second half when they conceded two goals in three minutes…
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: I do not agree. The second period was completely ours. What the minority missed, I agree. It cannot be removed.
You removed the goalkeeper three minutes before the end of the third half. Atypical decision for you. Did you receive it during the match?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: All this has been prepared. We understood that if such a situation arises, we know who to release, who to change.
How to explain CSKA’s outstanding start-up in the second period? Five shots on goal, three goals?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: This is the skill level, of course.
How to deal with such CSKA?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: We are trying. In principle, all those goals that we conceded were not so difficult. individual errors.
At the start of the third period, you replaced the goaltender. What happened?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: Nothing happened. They gave Timur (Bilyalov – ed.) the opportunity to relax. Amir (Miftakhov – ed.) came out, played, well done.
Have you already decided who will be in goal in the next game?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: Of course not. Let’s breathe a little.
It seemed that sometimes “Ak Bars”, instead of just getting the record out of the zone, would flirt and endanger himself at their doors. Do you agree?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: We will take the comment into account, we will correct it. Everyone perfectly understands how to clear the disk, but it does not always work.
Didn’t you think CSKA striker Prokhor Poltapov had too much ice today?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: I have been watching him for a long time. An interesting boy, he plays well.
How to face the super-achievement of CSKA?
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov: Don’t give him a chance to shoot. What kind of heads are they? The situations were scored. We should not give such opportunities.