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MU19 WFCQ EUR1 Day 2 – 06.09.2018

Slovenia continued in the second day of the Men´s U19 WFC 2019 Qualification in Moscow to show that they are contesting for one of the spots qualifying to Halifax, Canada.

Team Slovenia kickstarted in the first match of the day and the first goal vs France was scored after just over a minute and with 5-0 after the first period the Slovenians could Control the match to a comfortable 13-0 win.
Luka Podobnik was elected best player for Slovenia and Mehdi Mazalrey for France.

In the second match Belgium took on Estonia, both team having lost their first match. Estonia started well and had a 2-0 lead towards the end of the 1st period. Belgium scored on a well executed penalty shot with a minute to go but Estonia bounced back and scored 3-1 with only 4 seconds left of the period.
Five minutes into the 2nd period Estonia increased their lead to 4-1 on a power play goal scored by Remu Keltanen.
Team Belgium didn´t give in but scored three quick goals in two and a half minute taking the match to 4-4 at 36:17 but again team Estonia bounced back and took the lead 5-4 before the end of the second period.
8:51 into the third period Lukas Helmons scored the Belgian equalizer to 5-5 and the Estonians were shaken.

Keltanen scored again to put Estonia in the lead again with less than 7 minutes left of the match. Team Belgium had a lot of chances to get a draw including a late power play but the last goal in the match was Estonian when an own goal was made by Belgium with 30 seconds left of the match.

As best players were awarded Lennert  Geeroms, Belgium and Anton Vepsa, Estonia

Spain vs Russia was the last match of the day, both teams having been victorious yesterday.
The match started, and continued, in full speed. Aleksander Moshkin scored the first goal for Russia at 08:09  after a delicious assist from Vladimir Churkin.

Mario Caballero Santiago equalized, unassisted, to 1-1 in a counter attack with half a minute left of the period.

The second period belonged to Russia. Three power play goals and a goal in the last minute of the period from which Vsevolod Ivanov scored two and assisted to one took Russia to a 5-1 lead after two periods.

Ivanov also scored the opening goal of the third period and the match was practically over. In the end Russia defeated Spain with 10-1.
As best players were elected Alejandro Alcaraz Beltran, Spain and Vsevolod Ivanov, Russia.

Tomorrow´s matches:

Belgium - Slovenia 13:00 (12:00 CET)
Estonia - Spain 16:00 (15:00 CET)
Russia - France 19:00 (18:00 CET)

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