Slovakia upsets Czech Republic, advances to gold medal game

Associated Press

5/19/2012 4:35:30 PM

HELSINKI, Finland -- Forward Miroslav Satan scored two goals as Slovakia beat the Czech Republic 3-1 and advanced to Sunday's final against Russia.

Satan scored his first goal at 15:52 in the first period. He broke away when Slovakia was a man short, earning his second goal at 0:56 in the third period. Forward Jiri Hudacek added another at 4:56.

Michael Frolik scored for the Czechs at 10:45, tying the game at 1-1.