The Ukrainian national ice hockey team in the format of the U-25 team played the second match at the Universiade in the USA, the opponent was the Latvian national team.
The team of Vadim Shakhraychuk lost 2:3 in overtime. At the same time, the Ukrainians were leading 2:1 at the end of the third period, but did not keep the advantage and allowed the opponent to equalize the result.
In overtime, Ukraine did not use the majority, and in the last seconds she herself missed in the numerical minority.
In the third match of the tournament, Ukraine will play against Sweden, the game will be held on January 17.
Latvia – Ukraine 3:2 (in overtime) (0:1, 0:0, 2:1, 1:0)
Washers: 11:22 Krivoshapkin (Mateichenko) – 0:1, 43:50 Ligis – 1:1, 54:15 Borodai – 1:2, 54:42 Ligis – 2:2, in overtime 04:59 Vilmanis – 3: 2