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09-27-2012, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Faterson View Post
I'm noticing lots of penalty minutes against Lev, quite disproportionately in favour of Magnitka. Were they all good, unquestionable calls, or will there be any more talk of "referee bias"? You know, there has been quite a lot of talk in Czech & Slovak media (not just in fans' blogs and message boards but in regular articles) about how Lev & Slovan should prepare against "pressure from Russian referees", especially when playing on the road. So I hope that there was no controversy regarding the many powerplays awarded to Magnitka today.
Stop it, please. Foreign teams have played in the KHL since the beginning and only totally biased fans were screaming about one-sided officiating. What's more, last season when Dinamo Riga faced Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the play-offs, lots of Torpedo fans complained after every single game they lost about how their team was butchered by the zebras.

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