Hockey: Plzeň beat Zlín in finals’ game five

Plzeň are one win away from the league title after they beat Zlín 2:1 in game five of the playoffs’ finals in Zlín on Wednesday, taking a 3:2 lead in the best-of seven series. Zlín had a good start and scored in the 7th minute but Plzeň equalized just 13 second before the second intermission, and added another six minutes into the third period. Plzeň’s line-up included former Olympic winner and NHL veteran Jaroslav Špaček who came back for the game four months after he announced retirement; he took four shots at the goal. The next game is scheduled for Friday in Plzeň.