The game required an extension to determine the winner, and it ended with a score of 4: 3 (0: 0, 0: 3, 3: 0, 1: 0) in favor of Finland.
In the fifth minute of the second period, Lukas Valmarks scored the majority, in the middle of the period the Finnish player Markuss Granlunds earned a 25-minute rejection, during which Lukas Bengtson scored the second goal in favor of Sweden, and three minutes later Antons Andeš took the majority.
However, in the third period, the Finns were able to play. First Topic Hartikanen scored the majority, then another majority was realized by Īro Pakarinen, who equalized the result of the signal less than three minutes before the end of the game.
Two minutes after the start of the extra time, Hari Pesonen scored the winning goal for the Finnish national team.
The Finnish hockey players scored 27 shots on the opponents’ goal, while the Swedes responded with 30 shots.
The victory allowed Finland to win the victory in subgroup C. The team has won eight points in three games. In second place is Sweden with seven points in three games, in third place is Slovakia with three points, but Latvia is in the last place in the subgroup, with no points in three games.
The last two group tournament games will take place on Sunday. In subgroup A, China will play against Canada and the United States will compete with Germany.
The winners of the three groups and the best second place winners will immediately advance to the quarterfinals, while the remaining eight players in the playoffs will be determined by the remaining participants in the quarterfinals.
The Beijing Olympics will take place from February 4 to 20.