The meeting ended with a score of 3: 1 in favor of the Swedes. John Normann opened the scoring on the 18th minute, and towards the end of the second period, Lawrence Pilut and Jakob Nilsson twice disappointed Vasily Koshechkin. Our team was able to answer only Aleksey Byvaltsev’s goal in the 54th minute – this was a puck for him, by the way, the debut for the team.
Thus, the Swedes scored 18 points and outflanked Russia in the overall standings of the Eurotour, which was ahead of time won by the Finnish team. Our team with 16 points takes the fourth place. Wards Ilya Vorobyov finish the performance at the tournament tomorrow with a match against the Czech Republic.
And on May 4, our team will play with France in the first round of the group stage of the World Cup, which will be held in Denmark. Also our rivals for the group will be Sweden, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Belarus, Slovakia and Austria. The world championship will end on May 20.