The Swedish hockey team defeated Slovakia 3: 1 in Riga on Sunday, finishing in fourth place in subgroup A.
In the last minute of the first period, the Swedes sent the puck into their goal. The last of the Slovaks, Peter Cehlārik, who scored, is one of the best goal scorers of the championship.
In the middle of the match, Marcus Serensen equalized the result, but in the 12th minute of the third period Viktors Ūlofsons realized the majority and reached 2: 1. With 13 seconds left until the end of regular time, Isaac Lundestrem sent the puck into an empty goal and put an end to the victory of the Swedish national team.
With 12 points in five matches, Group A is led by the team of the Russian Olympic Committee (OKR), followed by Switzerland and Slovakia with the same number of points in six battles. Sweden finishes the first four with nine points in six matches, followed by the Czech Republic with eight points in five dues, and Denmark has the same number of points in six games. Belarus and Britain have four points each in six duels.