Canada won the World Hockey Championships in Riga after beating Finland 3-2 in Sunday night’s final.
The Finns took the lead twice, but Canada equalized both times, a second time in the 53rd minute. The addition didn’t last long, at the end of a wonderful attack Paul hit the all-deciding goal.
Canada’s world title is surprising given that the overseas team lost their first three games in the group stage at the World Cup and drifted to the brink of relegation. He then rallied, but his progress was also due to the fact that the Germans defeated Latvia in a sporting match, even though the draw would have suited both teams and resulted in the elimination of Canada.
In the relegation phase, the Finns beat the Czechs 1-0 first, then the Germans 2-1, while the overseas overtaken the more likely Russians 2-1 in overtime, and 4-2 in the semi-finals. Americans. Last year, due to the coronavirus epidemic, no World Cup was held, so 2019 is the last World Cup final, and in this the same two guards met, then the Finns triumphed 3-1 in Bratislava.
Canada won the World Cup twenty-seventh time, capturing the combined result of Russia and its predecessor, the Soviet Union, in perpetual rankings.
World Hockey Championship, final:
Canada-Finland 3-2 (0-1, 1-0, 1-1, 1-0) after overtime
Scorers: Comtois (25th), Henrique (53rd), Paul (67th) and Ruohomaa (9th), Lindbohm (46th)
The end result: 1. Canada, 2. Finland, 3. United States, 4. Germany, 5. Russia, 6. Switzerland, 7. Czech Republic, 8. Slovakia, 9. Sweden, 10. Kazakhstan, 11. Latvia, 12. Denmark, 13 .Norway, 14. Great Britain, 15. Belarus, 16. Italy. (There is no dropout due to the coronavirus epidemic.)
Source: Magyar Nemzet by magyarnemzet.hu.
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