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World Cup Finalists: Russia
November 29th, 2001 12AM

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WORLD CUP HISTORY Record
GP W T L GF GA
34 16 6 12 60 40
Final Fours 1966 -- Fourth place. U.S. RIVALRY 1979 -- Soviet Union 3-1. 1979 -- Soviet Union 4-1. 1990 -- Tie 1-1. 1990 -- Tie 0-0. 1992 -- CIS 1-0. 1992 -- USA 2-1. 1993 -- Russia 1-0. 1993 -- Tie 0-0. 1994 -- Tie 1-1. 2000 -- Russia 2-0. TEAM Nigmatoulin, Onopko, Chougainov, Smertin, Kovtun, Mostovoi, Karpin, Alenichev, Titov, Bestchastnykh, Khokhlov. QUALIFYING Sept. 2 in Zurich Switzerland 0 Russia 1 (Beschastnykh 74). Oct. 11 in Moscow Russia 3 (Buznikin 19, Khokhlov 57, Titov 90) Luxembourg 0. March 24 in Moscow Russia 1 (Khlestov 8) Slovenia 1 (Knavs 22). March 28 in Moscow Russia 1 (Mostovoi 19) Faeroe Islands 0. April 25 in Belgrade Yugoslavia 0 Russia 1 (Beschastnykh 72). June 2 in Moscow Russia 1 (Kovtun 25) Yugoslavia 1 (Mijatovic 32). June 6 in Luxembourg City Luxembourg 1 (Schneider 48) Russia 2 (Alenichev 16, Semak 76). Sept. 1 in Ljubljana Slovenia 2 (Osterc 62, Acimovic pen. 90) Russia 1 (Titov 72). Sept. 5 in Torshavn Faeroe Islands 0 Russia 3 (Beschastnykh 19, 30, Shirko 88). Oct. 6 in Moscow Russia 4 (Beschastnykh pen. 15, 18, 38, Titov 83) Switzerland 0. EUROPE GROUP 1 STANDINGS
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
*Russia 10 7 2 1 18 5 23
**Slovenia 10 5 5 0 17 9 20
Yugoslavia 10 5 4 1 22 8 19
Switzerland 10 4 2 4 18 12 14
Faeroe Islands 10 2 1 7 6 23 7
Luxembourg 10 0 0 10 4 28 0
*Qualifies for Korea/Japan 2002. **Meets Romania in playoff.


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