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On Saturday, Russia defeated the US 4-1 to book their place in the quarter finals as the top seed. Despite going down 1-0, Russia would capitalize on the US penalties scoring 3 goals on the man advantage. Goals from Alexander Radulov, Oleg Saprykin, Sergei Mozyakin, and Anton Kuryanov. The team remains undefeated and will face Latvia on Sunday.