2021 Sochi Hockey Open. Avangard - Russian Olympic team - 5:1

In the opening match of the 2021 Sochi Hockey Open, the Russian Olympic national team came up short against Avangard Omsk, conceding a 1:5 defeat.

Nikita Chibrikov scored the only goal for our team in the seventh minute of play.

The score was indeed locked level at 1:1 until the early stages of the third period, before Avangard subsequently tallied four unanswered goals - with one of them being an empty-netter - to emerge victorious.

Russia will now prepare to face Traktor Chelyabinsk tomorrow at 15:00 Moscow time.

Match protocol:

Avangard - Russian Olympic team - 5:1 (1:1, 0:0, 4:0)


0:1 Chibrikov (Khusnutdinov), 06.36
1:1 Gritsyuk (Chistyakov, Kosov), 17.25
2:1 Zernov (Gotovets, Bryukvin), 43.37
3:1 Dedunov (Shevchenko), 45.15
4:1 Pare (Pokka, Zharkov), 49.51
5:1 Telegin (Kosov), 59.33

Goalkeepers: Dubrovsky/Mishurov - Askarov

Shots on target: 40 - 25

Faceoffs: 32 - 20

Penalty minutes: 6 - 6


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