The victory of the Slovaks led the national team of Russia on hockey in the 1/4 final of the youth world Cup

The victory of the Slovaks led the national team of Russia on hockey in the 1/4 final of the youth world Cup© RIA Novosti. Alex Codiscovered the image Bank

Russian national team on hockey has reached the 1/4 final of the youth world Cup in Canada thanks to the victory of Slovakia over Latvia in the match of the group stage.

On Friday, the Slovaks defeated the Latvians with the score 4:2 (1:1, 1:0, 2:1). As part of the winners washers threw Filip Lestan (9 minutes), miloš Roman (39), Andrew Hatala (41) and Marek Sloboda (46). The Latvians scored Karlis, Cuxte (4) and Phillips Bounces (54).

Thanks to this result the Russian national team (1 win and 2 losses) will not fall below fourth place in group B and will play in the 1/4 finals of the tournament. In the final match of the group stage the Russians on Saturday will play against the team of Slovakia (1 win and 2 losses).

The national team of Latvia, having lost all four matches in the group stage, matches in the survival in the elite division will play against Finland.

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