The Russian team defeated the United States 4-3 in the quarter-finals of the World Hockey Championship in Slovakia, placing them in the top four. However, Canada also continued to suffer greatly from the Swiss, who were still four-tenths of a second before the end, but ultimately knocked out 3 to 2 after extra time. The Czech Republic came in third place, beating the Germans 5-1, then joined by Finland, who beat Sweden, the defending champion, in overtime.
|Russia qualified for the semi-finals (Photo: AFP)|
The Russians, who excelled in Group B and advanced flawlessly, also continued their good streak against the United States, and had a two-goal advantage after the first third. In the second half, Brady Skje’s facelift, but at the start of the third half, Russia flashes again.
Alexander Oveskin had to cancel a goal a few minutes before the end of the video – his hair was tight, but the Russians won the match 4-3 and reached the top four.
Not surprisingly, Canada nearly catches up with the best of Switzerland. He led the latter almost to the last minute, but with a 2-1 advantage, Canada tied for four-tenths of a second before the end of the third quarter, and in overtime they also managed to score a goal to advance, so Maple leaves gone to fight.
In the evening quarter-final, the Czech Republic smoothly overtook the Germans 5-1 thanks to a brilliant third, but the Swedish defenders were knocked out by the Finns – Finland tied shortly before the end of normal time and also won with a big goal in overtime.
In the semi-finals, Canada will face the Czech Republic and Russia with Finland.
World Championships, Slovakia
Canada 3-2 Switzerland (0-1, 1-1, 1-0, 1-0) – after rolling
Russia and the United States 4-3 (2–0, 0-1, 2–2)
Czech Republic 5-1 Germany (0–0, 1–1, 4–0)
Finland-Sweden 5-4 (1-2, 2-2, 1-2, 1-0) – ot
|Quarter-finals (May 23)|
|Match 57||CanadaSwitzerland (Kosice)||3-2 – is|
|Match 58||Czech RepublicGermany (Bratislava)||5-1|
|Match 59||RussiaUnited States (Bratislava)||4-3|
|Match 60||FinlandSweden (Kosice)||5-4 – is|
|Semi Final (May 25)|
|Match 61||Canada – Czech Republic (Bratislava)||15.15|
|Match 62||Russia-Finland (Bratislava)||19.15|
|For Third Place (26th May)|
|Match 63||61 M. Loser – 62. M. Loser (Bratislava)||15.45|
|Final (May 26)|
|Match 64||61 M. Winner – 62. M. Winner (Bratislava)||20.15|