The match began with a cold shower for the host. Khimik showed the way the game would go and sank two 3-pointers (0-6). After two minutes the team from Odessa already led 3-11.
Slowly EURAS found their way back into the match and even managed to give Khimik an equal challenge. Ekaterinburg was down 17-30 after the first period but won the second 21-16.