The Russians managed to open the scoring in the 7th minute of the first period, scored when Vyacheslav Voynov. Two weeks ago the defender of the Russian team scored the first goal for the national team game after a long break (in the match against Slovakia).
Finns are very quick to come back, and they threw the puck well-known coach of the Russian team Oleg Znarka Leonid Komarov (video below).
In the second gaming segment gate Semyon Varlamov struck Sebastian Aho, and Teemu Pulkkinen scored just before half-time a second before the break.
In the remaining game time a match result has not changed — 3:1 in favor of the team Suomi. On Saturday, April 30, the contestants will meet again.
Russia — Finland 1:3 (1:1, 0:2, 0:0)
1:0 — The Warriors (Carpenters, Kalinin) — 06:29.
1:1 — Mosquitoes (Rantanen, Granlund) — 09:34.
1:2 — Aho (Ahonen) — 36:04.
1:3 — Pulkkinen (Ahonen) — 39:59.
Shots: 31 — 28.
Goalies: Varlamov — Koskinen.
Fine: 8 — 10.