The players of the national team of Russia Sergey Andronov, Nikita Gusev and Sergey Plotnikov (left to right)
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MOSCOW, may 16. /TASS/. Hockey team of Russia will play against the Czech Republic in the 1/4 finals of the world Cup, the game will take place in Paris. This became known after the final matches in groups A and b between the national teams of Canada and Finland, Germany and Latvia.
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The Canadians defeated team Finland with the score 5:2, which is on the third place in group b left the Czech Republic with which the team of Oleg Znarka will play in the quarterfinals .
In a parallel match, the Germans beat the Latvians in the group And in bullets and fourth place came in the playoffs of the tournament for the Russian team, who took after the defeat of team USA on Tuesday in second place in the same group, it means the need to move on the game of the 1/4 finals from Cologne to Paris.
All matches of the 1/4 finals will be held may 18. In other quarter-finals will play the teams of the USA and Finland (17:15 GMT), Germany and Canada (21:15), Sweden and Switzerland (21:15).