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2020 World Junior Championship. Final. Russia U20 - Canada U20

05.01.2020
The under 20 Russian national team will face Canada in the final of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ostrava, the Czech Republic.

Yesterday, a hugely dramatic semi-final between Russia and Sweden went to overtime, as Ivan Morozov scored the winning goal to secure a pulsating 5:4 triumph and take his country to the gold medal game. Ivan, Alexander Khovanov and Yegor Sokolov - twice - had found the back of the net during regulation time.

Canada, for their part, produced a powerplay display against Finland, powering to an emphatic 5:0 triumph. Four of the five goals were registered during a blowout first period of play.

In the group stage of the competition, the Russians defeated the Canadians in impressive fashion, grabbing six unanswered goals to emerge 6:0 winners.

Russian results:

Czech Republic - Russia - 4:3
Russia - Canada - 6:0
USA - Russia - 3:1
Russia - Germany - 6:1
Switzerland - Russia - 1:3
Sweden - Russia - 4:5 OT

Canadian results:

Canada - USA - 6:4
Russia - Canada - 6:0
Germany - Canada - 1:4
Canada - Czech Republic - 7:2
Canada - Slovakia - 6:1
Canada - Finland - 5:0

Puck drop is scheduled for 21:00 Moscow time. Channel One will provide a live television broadcast in Russia.

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