Score - Basingstoke Bison 6 Sheffield Steeldogs 5
A super first 20 minutes from the Herd as Karpov opens the score after 32 seconds and then. goals from Ciaran Long, Karpov and Joe Greener make it 4-0 at the buzzer.
Sheffield pull two goals back in second session from Lubomir Korhon and Ashley Calvert
Somehow, the Herd are unable to add to their tally as Dalibor Sedlar turns on a master class.
The Steeldogs score the. first goal of the final period from Andrew Hirst.
The Herd reply with two goals from Joe Greener and Joe Rand, before Korhon sets up a tense finish.