In the second game of IIHF Div III Lithuania’s women lose against hosts Bulgaria 1-2.

In the second match of the IIHF Women’s World Cup Div III Lithuania played host Bulgaria. The Lithuanians were very motivated after the victory over Hong Kong, the Bulgarians had to win after losing to Belgium. There followed a fairly balanced first period in which both teams had opportunities for goals. It therefore remained 0-0 after 20 minutes.

After the break, the Lithuanians increased the pace and after a good game action Sersniova scored the 1-0 for Lithuania (29.). However, Bulgaria came a little later to a power play. The hosts did not miss this opportunity and Monova scored to make it 1-1 (12.). After that, it was still exciting and it went into a decisive final period. There were again good chances on both sides, the Lithuanians forgave their best chances. The decision came a few minutes before the end when Lisichkova scored the 2-1 goal (57). Lithuania scored to turn the game over in the final three minutes, but Bulgaria were able to bring this tight victory over time.

Bulgaria Women vs Lithuania Women 2-1 (0-0, 1-1, 1-0)

further results:

Romania Women vs Hong Kong Women 2-1 OT (0-0, 1-1, 0-0, 1-0)

Belgium Women vs South Africa Women 3-4 (2-1, 1-1, 0-2)