Russian Newspaper Melts Down On Twitter During Olympic Hockey Loss To Finland

Wednesday was a bad, bad day in Russia.

The Russian men’s hockey team was expected to contend for a medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, especially with the games being held on home soil. Finland crushed those dreams in the quarterfinals, though, beating Russia 3-1 to knock the host nation out of the tournament.

The Moscow News, Russia’s oldest English-language newspaper,┬álive-tweeted the game, capturing every emotion of the Russian people as they saw their gold medal chances slip away.

Check out the full rundown of tweets below. It’s lengthy, but it’s pretty hilarious.

Hat tip to Extra Mustard

Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@seangentille