The bronze medal match between Finland and Russia was fiercely fought until the end. As predicted in our semi-final article, Finland beat Russia 4-1 and took the bronze

Russia dominated the game early on and was rewarded 6:03 in the first half. Ilya Safonov recovered in front of the Finnish network and took an early 1-0 lead in Russia

Before the goal, Russia had surpassed Finland 5-0. The Finns slowly got their legs under them, but could not beat Askarov during this time. Russia took the lead 1-0 in the first break

Ilya Safonov slips right in front of the Finnish net and it is 1-0 @russiahockey #WorldJuniors 🥉 picTwittercom / mj4NXUElnr

In the second half Anton Lundell beat Askarov in the eleventh shot of the Finnish team The nice tip from Topi Niemelä brought the game in one fell swoop The goal was the fifth of the captain of the tournament and came after constant pressure in the offensive zone The teams fought during of the entire period, but neither team could break the tie as the game stayed 1-1 in the second break

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At the start of the third half, Finland broke the tie thanks to another goal, this time from Mikko Petman. His first goal of the tournament put Finland 2-1 ahead. The goal was Petman’s first tournament

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At 1:28 in the third half, Finland captain Anton Lundell stole the puck at the Russian line and fired it into the empty net to give Finland a 3-1 lead. Lundell was incredible throughout the tournament and cemented the win Finland’s scoring Finland scored another goal by Juuso Pärssinen with 12, 6 remaining in the game for a final score of 4-1

With his second goal in the game, Anton Lundell sealed the bronze medal for @leijonat #WorldJuniors picTwittercom / g7Bau0Az6w

Askarov and Kari Piiroinen were amazing throughout the match, despite being on the losing side, Askarov kept Russia in the game and stopped 28 shots out of 30.As for Piiroinen, his brilliance, which rebounded after giving up the first goal, kept Finland in the game and led them to a bronze Russia prevailed 8-0 against Finland and Piironinen had to be consistently sharp. Both teams were fiercely competitive, but in the end Finland was able to pull off its seventh bronze in history and take it home with them

Finland fought back after allowing the early goal to score four goals in a row and take home bronze.This game was a highly competitive battle from start to finish, and Finland has proven why it was a hockey Powerhouse is Anton Lundell was exceptional throughout the game and the ice hockey fans really saw the emergence of Topi Niemelä Niemelä was one of the tournament’s top defenders, which should be exciting if you’re a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. As for Ville Heinola, we could If he can continue his development, seek a star for the Winnipeg Jets In the end, Finland deserved this win What an incredible way to end their tournament

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The bronze medal game between Finland and Russia was fierce until the end. As predicted in our semi-final article, Finland beat Russia [See full post at: 2021 World Juniors Recap: Bronze Medal Game]

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