RUSSIA Y19 WORLD CHAMPION AFTER GOLDEN GOAL DRAMA!
Russia became World Champion in Y19 Boys at the tournament in Helsinki January 24-26 after great drama!
Russia took the lead with 2-0 in the first half after Sweden missed a penalty shot. In the second half, Sweden forced to catch up. Reduced to 1-2 in the 10th minute and made the second goal with only 2 minutes remaining. The game ended 2-2! Extension had to decide the match and after 4 minutes into extra time Roman Darkovsky was able to decide the match on a penalty shot and thus Russia was the world champion.
Finland finished third in the tournament after winning the bronze match 1-0 against Norway.
The goals in the final:
0-1 (21) Dmitry Kuraev
0-2 (25) Roman Darkovsky
1-2 (40) Edvin Isaksson
2-2 (58) Isac Karlsson
2-3 (64) Golden Goal for Russia on penalty shot by Roman Darkovsky
2020 WCS Y19 IN HELSINKI COMING SOON!
The game schedule for World Championship Y19 is now ready. Five national teams will participate; Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine. The tournament is held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland January 24-26.