On January 12, the under 18 Russian women's national team will take on Sweden in the 2018 World Championship semi-final.
Following a 0:2 defeat to Sweden in the group stage, Russia had to beat Finland 2:0 in the quarter-finals to reach this stage. On the other hand, the Swedes have enjoyed an extra day's rest after finishing second in Group A. Russia's other results include a 3:2 victry against Canada and a 3:5 loss to the Americans.
Puck drop is scheduled for 19:30 Moscow time. You can enjoy a live broadcast on fhr.ru.
Russia W18 forward Maria Lobur:
- We looked at our tactics and shooting techniques at today's training session, including special teams. We're nervous because it's the semi-final. but we believe in ourselves. Sweden have a good team, however we have the opportunity to beat them. In the group stage, we didn't play as a team unit. We will put our mistakes right in this match.