Ticinese charge put on ice

Ambri's Tomas Vlasak (l) being attacked by Bern's Sven Leuenberger and Marco Bühler Keystone

Ticinese high-fliers Lugano and Ambri both suffered defeats in the latest round of Swiss ice hockey league action on Saturday.

This content was published on September 30, 2001 - 23:36

Fribourg achieved a 2-3 victory over league leader Lugano, which was sealed by Fribourg player Craig Ferguson, scoring the decisive third goal in the 25th second of extra time.

Bern stormed to a 4-1 victory over second-placed Ambri with John Gobbi equalising temporarily for Ambri in the 10th minute. Bern's victory was well-deserved.

Elsewhere, Davos climbed up one position to third in the league table by defeating Rapperswil-Jona 3-2.

The Zurich team Kloten remained in eighth place after holding Lausanne to a 2-2 draw.

And in their match against Langnau the ZSC Lions managed to stop their nosedive down the table by winning 4-1.

The Chur versus Zug match was postponed due to the shootings in the regional parliament in Zug on Thursday.

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