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2020 World Junior Championship. Switzerland U20 - Russia U20

01.01.2020
The under 20 Russian national team will compete against Switzerland in the quarter-finals of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in Trinec, the Czech Republic.

Initially, Russia began the Group B campaign with a narrow 3:4 loss to the Czech hosts, before thrashing Canada 6:0 in the second. However, in the third game, our players conceded a disappointing 1:3 loss to the Americans, meaning that a 6:1 beating of Canada was required to qualify for the knockout phase. The Russians finished in third place of the group.

Pavel Dorofeev (3), Yegor Zamula (2), Kirill Marchenko (2), Grigory Denisenko (2), Vasily Podkolzin, Alexander Khovanov, Nikita Rtishchev, Nikita Alexandrov, Yegor Sokolov, Alexander Romanov and Dmitry Voronkov have scored for Russia at the tournament so far.

For their part, Switzerland claimed second spot of Group A, beating Kazakhstan (5:3), Slovakia (7:2) and Finland (5:2) while suffering a 2;5 defeat against Sweden.

Puck drop is scheduled for 14:30 Moscow time. Match TV will provide a live television broadcast in Russia.

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