“Team Russia lost to USA in the quarterfinals of the youth world championship on hockey

The Russian team was eliminated from the fight for medals

In the match USA – Russia in the gates flew not only the goals but also ihracatta: PA ImagesTASS

Youth national team of Russia on hockey defeated by team USA in the match of 1/4 of final of world championship among players under the age of 20 years.

The result of the meeting (Interfax led her a text stream), held in Buffalo in the night of Wednesday Moscow time, – 4:2 (2:1, 0:0, 2:1) in favor of the Americans.

Team USA managed to come out ahead in the third minute of the match when Kieffer bellows scored against Russian goaltender Vladislav Sukhachev. The Russian team at that time was in a numerical minority.

On 11 minutes, the counterattack of the Russian national team has finished an exact throw Marcel Sholokhov, but five minutes later, American And Yamamoto made the score 2:1 in favor of his team.

1:1 – Marseille Sholokhov 👍 #USARUS #U20 pic.twitter.com/aRwrBdEzDT

— Hockey of Russia (@russiahockey) 3 January 2018

In the second period the opponents did not differ. In the starting period of the third period, in the 44th minute, the Russian team managed yet another successful counterattack: this time the goal was scored by Andrew Altybakan.

2:2 – Andrew Altiparmak 👍#USARUS #U20 pic.twitter.com/KN3Z2xgyK0

— Hockey of Russia (@russiahockey) 3 January 2018

In the 53rd minute, Kieffer bellows again brought team USA forward, and at the last minute Joey Anderson put the point in the game, hitting the empty net for the Russians (they changed their goalkeeper at the sixth field player).

Thus, the team of Valery Bragin was eliminated from the fight for the medals held in the USA the world Cup. The hosts of the tournament came in the semifinals where they will play against Sweden. Another pair 1/2 finals were Canada and the Czech Republic.

That showed Russia at the world youth Championships in 2018

The world championship among youth teams traditionally began at the end of the previous year. Match the Russian team who is in the group, beginning with a match against the Czech Republic on December 26. This meeting, the Russians lost with the score 4:5. 28 Dec Russian team managed to get the first win over team Switzerland with the score 5:2. To the Russians the next day defeated Belarus and ahead of schedule provided to itself an exit in the playoffs.

In the remaining match of the group stage against Sweden, the Russians were able to compete for second place in the group, but after failing to win in regulation time finished in third place. The meeting ended with the score 3:2 in favor of the Swedes, the winner was decided in a shootout.

In the end Russia was on the U.S. team, which in group A took second place.

Youth Russian national team completes world Cup campaign. In the quarter finals the team lost with the score 2:4 to team USA. In our team were scored by Marseille Sholokhov and Andrei Altaparmakov.

Wrote about this game: https://t.co/8LFZl5D2xx pic.twitter.com/0JnWbbKess

— Hockey of Russia (@russiahockey) 3 January 2018

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