Team Russia hockey team defeated Finland in the opening match of the Karjala Cup (the first tournament), which takes place in Helsinki. About it the correspondent "Tapes.ru".
The meeting was held on 3 November in Helsinki (Finland) and ended with the score 5:1. In the Russian team goals scored Anatoly Golyshev (14th and 54th minute), Andrei Svetlakov (50), Nikita Gusev (59) and Vladimir Tkachev (60). The Finns scored Miro Altonen (32), equalising.
In the next match the team of Oleg Znarka will play against Sweden. The meeting will take place on 5 November.