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    KOUVOLA, FINLAND

    An impressive USSR side defeated Finland 3-1 on May 15 in a friendly at Kouvola in Finland.

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    USSR VERSUS FINLAND: (USSR in white; finland in blue):
    1. GVs USSR move up field attacking; No. 11 Sergei Rodionov scores goal (2 shots) 0.19
    2. GVs No. 10 Viktor Gratshev takes corner, ball passes in front of goalmouth and is headed in by Aleksandr Tshivadze (3 shots) 0.33
    Second Half:
    3. GVs Finland attacks; Jari Rantanen scores for Finland (2 shots) 0.44
    4. GVs Soviet attack in goal area and Oleg Protason scores third USSR goal (3 shots) 0.59
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    SPORT: SOCCER.
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    Background: KOUVOLA, FINLAND

    An impressive USSR side defeated Finland 3-1 on May 15 in a friendly at Kouvola in Finland. The Soviet team was warming up for the European championships in France next month (June). Finland has not qualified but were also warming up for the World Cup qualifying games starting next season. The strong Soviet side had an easy first half with goals scored by Sergei Rodionov, and then, after a corner by Viktor Gratshev from a header by Aleksandr Tshivadze. Finland fought back in the second half with an attack from the right. The USSR keeper saved the first shot but Jari Rantanen scored from the rebound. Then, with just a few seconds of the match left, the Soviet team attacked and Oleg Protason made it 3-1 after the Finish goalkeeper let a cross-shot slip from his grasp.

    Source: YLE FINLAND

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB74F53NNQ2DNJ7A8965LNIVD0
    Media URN:
    VLVAB74F53NNQ2DNJ7A8965LNIVD0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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