Successful first period allowed the German team to beat their rivals from Belarus.
The start of the match with Belarus the German national team definitely succeeded. A little more than 10 minutes it took Germany to give himself a handicap of three goals.
In the second period, Belarus has tried to turn the tide of the fight and to revive the intrigue. But the puck Belarus Germans responded with their goal, making it clear that they did not intend to give up their advantage.
In the final period, the teams again exchanged goals. Thus, the strong beginning of the meeting allowed Germany to win
Germany and Belarus were neighbors in the standings and the victory allowed the Germans to get a small gap.
Germany – Belarus 5:2 (3:0, 1:1, 1:1)
Goals: Reimer, 4:26, Dreiseitl, 5:44, Schultz, 10:47, Maciek, 34:23, Gogolya, 59:51 – Stepanov, 28:08, Stas, 49:14