The hockey players of the Russian national team reached the playoffs of the World Cup – 2021 defeating the Swedes with a score of 3: 2. We tell you what happened after the Russia – Sweden match
Russian hockey players literally snatched victory from the Swedish national team in the penultimate match of the group stage of the World Cup – 2021, beating opponents in the shootout with a score of 3: 2, and ahead of schedule reached the playoffs of the World Ice Hockey Championship, which takes place in the Latvian capital Riga. “Komsomolskaya Pravda” talks about what happened after the match “Russia – Sweden”.
Earlier, the site kp.ru wrote that the meeting on May 31 was very difficult for our team , and this fight was the longest against Sweden . Valery Bragin’s team played 60 minutes of regular time, five minutes of overtime. As a result – a draw 2: 2. I had to find out the relationship in a shootout. Everything was decided by Vladimir Tarasenko’s winning shot. The game was not only intense, but also spectacular.
“I like this kind of hockey! Until the last second, Russia and Sweden kept everyone in suspense – an exciting intrigue. This is hockey of the highest level, as if the final match of the World Cup, where it was decided who would take the gold medals. Two cool teams that showed assertive and goal-oriented hockey. The goalkeepers played well, and all the hockey players played very well, “- this is how Vladislav Tretyak, President of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation, commented on the today’s match to the Championship edition .
According to him, this game is “the decoration of the World Cup”, and “the scenario is such that you cannot imagine better for the fans.”
“But for us, of course, these are nerves,” added Vladislav Tretyak.