In a result predicted by no one, Latvia stunned Switzerland, winning their first game of the men’s Olympic hockey tournament, eliminating the Swiss.
Latvia will now play Canada in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at 12pm ET.
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Leading up to Tuesday’s game, Latvia had yet to win a game in Sochi, losing 1-0 to the Swiss, 4-2 to the Czech Republic and 5-3 against Sweden.
Switzerland’s record coming into Tuesday’s game sat at two wins (against Latvia and the Czechs) and one loss (against Sweden).
Latvia was leading the Swiss team 2-0 in the first period, with goals from Oskars Bartulis and Lauris Darzins.
Switzerland outshot Latvia 11-9.
With five minutes to go in the second period, Martin Pluss got Switzerland in the game with a goal assisted by Reto Suri.
Switzerland outshot Latvia 21 to 17 after two periods.
Latvia’s Darzins scored his second goal of the game on an empty Swiss net with one minute left in the third period, widening their lead to 3-1. Stunning their opponents – and even perhaps themselves – Latvia won the game despite being outshot 33-22.
Latvia will now play Team Canada in the quarterfinals.