Czech Republic beats Latvia 4-3 in second game of Ice Hockey World Championhsip

The Czech Republic beat Latvia 4-3 in their second game of the Ice Hockey World Championship in Moscow on Saturday. Tomáš Plekanec scored twice in the first period, giving the Czechs a 2-0 lead, but Latvia levelled with goals by Roberts Bukarts and Zemgus Girgensons. With just over two minutes left, Mikelis Redlihs put Latvia into the lead, but Michal Řepík levelled just 59 seconds before the end of the third period. After a goalless overtime, Lukáš Kašpar scored the only goal of the shootout, securing the Czech Republic's lead in Group A.

Author: Ruth Fraňková