U-20 ice hockey: Czechs beat Swiss 2-1 in overtime, next face Russia


The Czechs have won their first match in the 2019 World Junior Championship, beating the Swiss team by 2-1.

The decisive goal by David Kvasnička came just shy of a minute into overtime play.

The Czechs have a day off before taking on Russia on Friday.

The Swiss, meanwhile, on Thursday play Canada, hosts of the U-20 Ice Hockey World Cup in Vancouver.