“Russia lost to Canada in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship

The Russian team was eliminated from the fight for medals

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– The hockey team of Russia was defeated by the national team of Canada in 1/4 final match taking place in Denmark’s world Cup.

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The result of the match– 5:4 (1:0, 1:2, 2:2, 1:0) in favor of Canada. The winner was determined in overtime.

The chronology of events

In the first period, canadian Colton Parayko put his team in front, and in the middle of the second Ryan Nugent-Hopkins doubled the lead. Both of these goals, the Canadians held, being in the numerical majority. But soon the Russians failed two effective attack – first distinguished Ilya Mikheev, then Alexander Barabanov.

In the third period the Canadians came forward twice, but the Russians battled back. Team Canada scored Kyle Turris and Pierre-Luc Dubois in the team of Russia – Sergey Andronov and Artem Anisimov.

The decisive shot in overtime spent by Ryan O Reilly, when the Russians were in the minority.

Thus, the Russian team was eliminated from the fight for the medals.

The way of the Russians to the quarterfinals

The tournament for the 2018 FIFA world Cup Russian national team started with a victory over Austria with the score 7:0. She then with the same score beat France, then with the score 6:0 – Belarus. Soon after the Russians lost to the Czech Republic (3:4), conceded the decisive goal in overtime. Then with the same account, he in the main time, defeated Switzerland. Then took over Slovakia (4:0), and in the last round of the group stage, unable to resist Sweden (1:3).

Russia became the second in group A. She scored 16 points behind the group winner, Sweden, for four points. And according to the regulations, in the quarterfinals had to play with the third team of group b In Canada.

What’s next

In the semifinals, Canada will play the winner of the Finland – Switzerland.

In addition, reached a semi-final team USA winning the 1/4 final Czech Republic (3:2). The fight for reaching the final, the Americans lead with the winner of pair Sweden – Latvia.

The world Cup will end may 20.


— Hockey of Russia (@russiahockey) May 17, 2018

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