COPENHAGEN, may 5. / TASS /. National team of Russia on the hockey world championship need to improve their play without the puck. Such opinion to journalists was expressed by the team’s forward Artem Anisimov.
The Russians in the first leg beat the French with the score 7: 0. In the next match the Russian team will play against Austria on 6 may.
"Need to play defense a little tougher. There are small flaws that should be corrected. Regarding bugs, we are talking about what we need to pull the game without the puck"- said Anisimov.
According to the player in the game the score was 3: 0 was not relaxed. "In the second period they pushed the tempo and started to play aggressive. Had to turn the game around. The game itself was interesting, tempo, at a good speed, received from it pleasure"- he said.
From the Austrian players, the striker knows only speaker in the National hockey league Tomas Vanek who did not play in the world Cup. "Every game is important, never underestimate your opponent. Configured for Austria"- said Anisimov.