The Bulldogs from Dornbirn celebrated a narrow 6-5 win at Red Bull Salzburg after a dramatic final phase.
After the start of the season with a win after extra time and a defeat, the Dornbirner EC continued today with the away game at Red Bull Salzburg. Today’s opponent also started the new season with a win and a defeat, but went into the duel as favorites. The game started with a lot of speed and a goal on both sides. Then Padakin brought Dornbirn into the lead (4th), Schneider equalized just two minutes later. The game remained open and Padakin brought the Bulldogs back into the lead in the 14th minute. With this score of 1: 2, it went into the first break.
A lot of speed also in the second third
In the second section, Salzburg put a lot of pressure right from the start, but the Bulldogs scored the next hit through Beck in the 29th minute. From this point on, the goal spectacle really starts: after the 2: 3 by Raffl (32nd), the Dornbirn team made it 2: 5 with a double strike by Pöschmann (36th) and Vandane (38th).
After the 2: 6 by Häussle (45th) the duel seemed decided, but Salzburg quickly came closer again through Raffl (48th). In the 54th minute, Kanzig brought tension back into the game with his goal to make it 4: 6. And less than two minutes later, Loney hit the 5-6 goal in power play. In the rest of the season, the Bulldogs brought the narrow lead over time thanks to the edge of the goal and celebrated a hard-fought away win.