Electric Ireland Olympic Qualifier Dublin 2012
Dublin, Ireland - March 10 - 18, 2012

RUS V UKR ( Pool A ) Electric Ireland Olympic Qualifier Dublin 2012

RUS
2 - 0
UKR

Match Review RUS - UKR 2-0

Match Officials

Role Official

Russia 2, Ukraine 0

Russia won its second game with a 2-0 decision against the Ukraine at the Electric Ireland FIH Road to London Tournament, putting itself in position to potentially vie for the bronze medal on the final day.

It was a relatively low key game between the two games that are out of contention for a ticket to London. Nevertheless, Russia continues to look stronger with each outing at the event, while winless Ukraine is looking run down.

Yaroslav Loginov netted a goal the first half and Aleksander Patonov tipped in the insurance goal in the waning minutes of regulation to seal the 2-0 win. Although it was a one-goal affair for much of the game, Ukraine rarely threatened the Russian net in the one-sided game.

Russia has a tough game on Saturday against top-seeded Korea, but it looks like regardless of the outcome of that game, the Russians should be playing for bronze on Sunday, while Ukraine is locked into the 5th-place game no matter how they fare against Chile on Saturday.

  • Match 10
  • Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012
  • Time 13:00
  • Pool/Class Pool A
  • Venue

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