Hockey players youth team of Russia in the 1/4 finals of the world championship among players under the age of 20 years will take on their counterparts from team USA.
This became known at the end of the group stage of the competition.
The American team (she is the hostess of the tournament) in group A took the second place and, according to the regulations, her opponent in the quarterfinal was the third team in the group.
The last match in their group of Russian hockey players spent the night of January 1, Moscow time. She lost to Sweden, which finished in first place. The main time ended in a draw, the overtime account has not changed, in the penalty shootout success for the Swedes. In the final report recorded the defeat of the Russian team with a score of 3:4 (2:2, 0:0, 1:1, 0:0, 0:1).
The full composition of the quarterfinal pairs are as follows: USA – Russia, Czech – Finland, Canada – Switzerland Sweden – Slovakia.
The match USA – Russia will be held in the night of January 3, Moscow time. The beginning – 4:00 GMT.