Latvia stun Sweden in historic QF win at IIHF World Championship

  • 2023-05-26
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The Latvian national men's hockey team on Thursday sensationally defeated Sweden, advancing to the semifinals of the 2023 IIHF Hockey World Championship.

Latvia won the quarterfinals match at Arena Riga 3:1 (1:0, 0:1, 2:0).

Latvia will play the semifinal match on Saturday against Canada in Tampere, Finland. This match will begin at 2:20 pm. In the other semifinal in Tampere on Saturday, the United States will play Germany at 6:20 pm.

Dans Locmelis, Miks Indrasis and Janis Jaks scored the goals for Latvia, and Timothy Liljegren netted for Sweden.