Lugano survived a late scare against Fribourg Gottéron in the quarter finals of the Swiss ice hockey championships, winning their fifth and decisive tie 3-2 in overtime.This content was published on March 3, 2001 - 23:10
The two teams were tied 2-2 at the end of normal time. Fribourg missed a golden opportunity to win the game with just seconds to go, but the chance went begging and the match moved into overtime where Lugano snatched a quick winner.
If Fribourg had put away their chance, they would have pulled the best of seven series back to 3-2. As it was, Lugano's overtime winner clinched the series 4-1.
Lugano will now face Bern in the semi finals which start next week. Kloten and Zurich Lions meet in the other semi final.
swissinfo with agencies
This article was automatically imported from our old content management system. If you see any display errors, please let us know: email@example.com