Tough task for Giants after Cup defeat
Nottingham Panthers 5-1 Belfast Giants
Published Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Belfast Giants have it all to do in the second leg of their Challenge Cup semi-final after losing 5-1 to Nottingham Panthers on Wednesday.
The Giants were ripped apart by the Panthers in Nottingham. (© Nottingham Panthers/Belfast Giants)
Matt Francis and Dave Clarke opened the scoring in England before Kevin Suarette pulled one back.
Another strike from Francis moved the hosts further ahead and Robert Lachowicz and Clarke added goals to inflict a heavy defeat on the Giants.
The second leg will be played at the Odyssey on 26 February.