– The national team of Russia on hockey defeated the national team of Finland at the world championship-2018.
The match of the second round of the group stage was held in Khabarovsk, ended with the score 2:1 in favor of the Russians. They were behind, but thanks to goals from Maxim Esteldin and Diamond Mingazova were able to achieve victory.
It is for the Russian team became second. Before the national team of Russia defeated the team of Norway with the score 15:1. On Tuesday, the Norwegians with the larger (0:17) defeat at the hands of Sweden.
Russia with Sweden (the team scored two wins) will play on Wednesday.
The current world champion is the national team of Sweden, last year for the 12th time won the world Cup. On account of the national team of Russia, which was at that time silver medalist, a total of 10 victories in the finals. And together with the previous success of the national team of the USSR national team won the world Cup 24.
The world Championships of hockey are held in 1957. Since then, only two finals were held without the participation of domestic players in 1987 and 2004.
In 2018 the world Cup matches in division (main division) held in Khabarovsk (Russia), division in Harbin (China).