The 2018 world Cup hockey: Sweden beat Russia, and Finland defeated the USA

ЧМ-2018 по хоккею: Швеция обыграла Россию, Финляндия разбила США

Completed the group stage of the world hockey championship among the teams of the elite division.

Group A

A meeting of leaders of group A, ended strong-willed victory of Sweden in the second period the puck Miki Sevenagala and Ricarda Rakell allowed the current world champion put the squeeze on Russia and to avoid meeting in the quarterfinals with a formidable Canada.

Switzerland quietly defeated France and drove Slovakia from the zone playoffs. The Swiss for the third time in four years made it to the quarterfinals of the world Cup.

Switzerland – France– 5:1 (2:0, 1:0, 2:1)

Belarus – Slovakia – 4:7 (0:2, 2:0, 2:5)

Russia – Sweden – 1:3 (1:0, 0:2, 0:1)

Standings: Sweden – 20 Russia – 16, Czech Republic – 15, Switzerland – 12, Slovakia – 11, France – 6 Austria – 4, Belarus – 0.

Group B

Finland scored six goals in the gate of the Americans to win group B. the Main hero of the match was the forward of “Carolina” Sebastian Aho, who scored a hat-trick.

Minimally Latvia beat Denmark for the first time since 2009 came in the playoffs of the world Cup. The only and winning goal early in the match was scored by Andris Jerins.

Finland – USA– 6:2 (2:0, 1:0, 3:2)

Canada – Germany– 3:0 (1:0, 1:0, 1:0)

Latvia – Denmark– 1:0 (1:0, 0:0, 0:0)

Standings: Finland, USA – 16, Canada – 15, Latvia – 13, Denmark – 11, Germany – 7 Norway – 6, South Korea 0.

Pair of 1/4 finals of the world Cup:

Russia – Canadaspace – Latifundia – Shvejcarija – Czech Republic

Quarterfinal matches of the 2018 world Cup will be played on Thursday, may 17.

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