On the world hockey championship in 2019 took place the next matches. They decided the teams that will definitely play in the playoffs. Among NCDs, Germany and Russia, who beat their rivals.
Germany had to play with owners of tournament – team of Slovakia. The latter sought to win, he lost the two previous games. The Slovaks were close. If the first period ended without goals, in the beginning of the second, the Germans came forward. But hockey players of Slovakia seized the power play, scoring two goals with an interval in 1:25 minutes.
And two minutes before the end of the match the Germans equalized. And when the rest of the game was only 27 seconds, the winning goal was scored by Dreiseitl.
Germany wins guarantees them a place in the playoffs of the world Cup.
Germany – Slovakia 3:2 (0:0, 1:2, 2:0)
Another participant in the playoffs was Russia. Their national team had no problems in the match against Italy. At 31 seconds into the match the score was open (the quick puck of the tournament). Until the end of the first period, Russia was ahead 4:0. Four washers flew in gate of Italians in the second period. In the third period, the Russians scored only two accurate shots.