Friendly match. Slovakia U20 - Russia U20 - 1:9

In the concluding friendly match before the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship, the under 20 Russian national team put Slovakia to the sword in Zilina, claiming an emphatic 9:1 victory.

Alexander Romanov, Ivan Morozov, Alexander Khovanov, Yegor Sokolov, Maxim Groshev, Nikita Alexandrov, Dmitry Voronkov and Vasily Podkolzin hit the target for Russia to secure a well-deserved, morale-boosting win.

Russia will now prepare for the maiden game of the 2020 World Junior Championship against the Czech Republic on December 26. Puck drop is scheduled for 17:00 Moscow time.

Match protocol:

Slovakia U20 - Russia U20 - 1:9 (1:4, 0:3, 0:2)


0:1 Romanov (Denisenko), 04.01
0:2 Morozov (Marchenko, Podkolzin), 10.33
0:3 Khovanov (Romanov), 14.55
0:4 Sokolov (Zamula), 15.47
1:4 Cajkovic (Okuliar), 17.49
1:5 Groshev (Rtishchev), 22.20
1:6 Alexandrov (Sokolov, Galenyuk), 24.12
1:7 Voronkov (Sokolov, Alexandrov), 32.06
1:8 Sokolov (Marchenko, Romanov), 47.20
1:9 Podkolzin, 55.59

Goalkeepers: Hlavaj/Lackovic - Askarov

Shots on target: 19 - 38

Penalty minutes: 6 - 4



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