Yesterday the Swiss gained a victory in overtime (2:1), and now up to 47 minutes were lost to the Latvian team in the account, which was opened in the beginning of the second period, when the gate Berra rolled out Robert Bukarts and Andris Jerins. Followed by a roll and the last 1:0.
There could be different Zemgus Girgensons in the minority, but to beat the goalkeeper, he failed, but his majority in the end of the period finally to implement the Latvian national team managed: sighting shot at the assets of Oscar Cibulskis— 2:0.
However, to go on a break with this advantage go to the team of Leonid Beresneva has failed: just before the break sent the puck from Julian Walker— 1:2.
Moreover, the national team of Latvia has received at the end of the period, a small fine, which in the beginning of the final third of the match turned around for one missed the puck— 2:2.
It took only 35 seconds and the youth national team of Latvia has organized against the Swiss third goal: Edgars Kulda was assisted by Rodrigo Abol. But again, the opponent quickly enough managed to win– after less than five minutes— 3:3.
Further the national team of Latvia had a few good moments to move forward, which is not used Jerins, Girgensons, Daugavins. The latter, incidentally, was removed before the end of the game in the 53rd minute of the game, getting a disciplinary penalty. A minute later, Beresnev removed can be found here and was sent to the gate Merzlikina.
The Latvian team got in the end of the game the numerical superiority, however, to use one more chance to snatch victory failed. As soon as the opponents played in full compositions, as distinguished Swiss. The hero of the match was Matthias Bieber— 4:3.
Thus, the national team of Latvia lost to Switzerland, both away friendlies, but there most important meeting of the teams this year — the world championship (may 11). Let's hope that on this day the team Beresneva correct statistics head-to-head matches against the crusaders".
Switzerland — Latvia 4:3 (0:0, 1:2, 3:1)
Washer: 0:1 Jerins (Rob.Bukarts, 21:06). 0:2 Cibulskis (M Redlich, Rob.Bukarts, 38:19-bol.). 1:2 Walker (D. Wieser, Sneberger, 39:39-bol.). 2:2, Marchini (bloom, Andrighetto, 41:12-bol.). 2:3 & Abels (E. Kulda, M. Shirokov, 41:47). 3:3 Hofmann (46:24). 4:3 Bieber (57:08).
Latvia: Masalsky (from 53:20 — Merzlikin)