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Lithuania is in second place with a 7-1 against South Korea, the Asians have to relegate.

On the last day of the match, Estonia was already determined by the newcomer. Lithuania wanted to say goodbye to the tournament with a win and fix second place. But the Asians presented themselves at this tournament as a hard-to-play team.

Lithuania also struggled, the South Koreans were very close on the defensive. For the time being, there was no such good passage for the Lithuanian striker. After a goalless break, Lithuania struck in the final minute before the break: Krukovski scores 1-0 and 15 seconds later Ragas raises to 2-0 (20.).

After the break, the game was decided within seven minutes. Misiuk scores 3-0 after Grinius passes (23.). Just one minute later, Avgustinas make it 4-0 (24.). Lithuania pushed further and Jankauskas scored the 5-0 (27.). It was only after that goal that Lithuania relented, and South Korea came up. One of the few options uses Yang and shortened to 1-5 (32.). The Lithuanian team was never in danger of giving up the game.

In the final third, Domaika’s 6-1 (42.) in a power play sealed the final defeat for the South Korean team. Lithuania played harder now and had to play in a 3:5 game of underplaying. Sud Korea’s coach then took a time-out to maybe do the impossible and still spin the game. But the Lithuanian defense fought for every meter of ice and prevented another hit. In the final third, Domaika’s 6-1 (42.) in a power play sealed the final defeat for the South Korean team. Lithuania played harder now and had to play in a 3:5 game of underplaying. Sud Korea’s coach then took a time-out to maybe do the impossible and still spin the game. But the Lithuanian defense fought for every meter of ice and prevented another hit. The forces were slowing down in the Asians and Lithuania controlled the game to the end. The final point in this game is Lithuania – Misiuk scores in a power play, with his second goal in this game, the 7-1 (60.), which is also the final score. With this win, Lithuania are fixing the second place in the final table, Sud Korea must descend.

Lithuania U20 – South Korea U20 7-1 (2-0, 3-1, 2-0)

further:

Great Britain U20 vs Spain U20 7-2 (2-2, 2-0, 3-0)