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Match Czech Republic — Russia ended with the score 2:1 in favor of the hosts of the tournament. In first period goals scored by Philip Hitel and Mothers Stransky in the national team of Russia in the third period scored by Alexei Kruchinin.

The defeat was the Russian team’s third in a row. Previously, the team Ilya Vorobyov conceded made the match of the tournament in Yaroslavl the Swedes with the score 1:2 and then with the same score lost to Finns. Thus, at the tournament, the Russians scored just three goals.

For the new coach of the national team of Russia Ilya Vorobyov this tournament was the first after he led the team. Before the start of the Czech hockey games about resignation announced, the former coach of the national team Oleg Znarok, who led the Russian team to victory at the Olympics. Znarok remained in the team as a consultant .