Russia defeated the Czech Republic in the fight for third place at the world Cup of hockey

Россия победила Чехию в борьбе за третье место на ЧМ по хоккею

The Czech Republic has not managed to defeat Russia in the match for third place at the world hockey championship. Despite the fact that the Czechs were ahead. But lost in shootout.

Russia – Czech Republic 2:2 (penalty shootout 2:0) (1:2, 1:0, 0:0, 0:0)

The Russians took the lead when Grigorenko corrected far shot Sergacheva. And after 41 seconds the Czechs equalized. Distinguished Rzepin.

Before the end of the first period the Czech Republic was already ahead when the puck dropped Kubalik.

39 seconds into the second period, Anisimov tied the score. Helped him ricochet.

Given that more pucks hockey players didn’t score in regulation time nor in overtime, the winner of the match for third place was determined in a shootout. Here the success was on the side of the Russian team. Kovalchuk and Gusev convert our chances. But none of the players of the national team of Czech Republic failed to beat Vasilevskiy.

Video highlights of the match Russia – Czech Republic at the world hockey championship

So Russia gets bronze at the world hockey championship. Gold awards will compete for the national teams of Finland and Canada. The final will be held on Sunday, may 26.