The Russian team dropped out of the race for gold at the world hockey championship

Russian hockey team lost to team Finland in the semi-finals at the home world Championships with a score 1:3. The Russians, having managed to open the score in the match, were unable in the end to win and reach the final of the tournament.

The scoring was opened already in the third minute. The author of the first washer in gate of Finns was Sergei Shirokov. In the remaining time of the first period as at the gate of the national team of Finland, and at the gate the Russian team had some dangerous moments, but neither the one nor the other to hit the gate rivals in the first period more failed. With the score 1:0 in favor of the Russian team went on a break.

In the second period, team Finland were able to reverse the situation. Already at the beginning of the second period, converting most of the Finns were able to equalize in the match. Washer on the account of Sebastian Aho. On 36 minute of the match Jussi Jokinen is already leading the Finns forward — 2:1. Under the curtain of the second period, Aho re-implements the majority and increases the gap. Thus, the second period ends with the score 3:1 in favor of the Finns.

The third period could not change the situation in the match. The final outcome of the meeting of 3:1 in favor of team Finland.

RBC led text online broadcast of the match.

In the second semi-final will play team Canada and USA. This match will begin at 20:15.