In the afternoon games of the 83rd Elite Hockey World Championship in Slovakia, Group A, the hosts beat France 6-3, and B beat Norway 5-3 in Austria. In this way, the fight against knockout was significantly improved in both groups. There were two less exciting zeros at night: the English were defeated by the Finns to 5-0, and the lead was won by the Czechs and the Czechs were played 8-0.
|Norway's first victory (Photo: AFP)|
Slovakia The French easily got all three points, winning their second win, so even after the three games lost in the line, there are still many chances to reach one of the top four. With this result, it was also decided that in this group, for the sake of survival, it would be likely that the former British national team would fight against the French.
In the other group Norway he won a major victory over Austria, virtually guaranteeing his place in the elite. Here, the game between the Austrians and the team of zero score, Italy, will be decided.
Then, in the evening, there were two more paper results: in Group A, finnish they met up with the Brits, who held well in the first third, and did not score a goal despite "breaking the net with their gates." In the second quarter, the Finns started, and they won the match three times in the final third, ending the match, at least until Saturday at least, and almost outperformed the group.
In the other eight, the Italian national team weakening of the elite this time Czechs suffered a defeat. Although goal setting started in the first third, the Frolics started in the second, and there was still some ammunition for the third, finishing 8-0.
ELITE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, SLOVAKIA
GROUP A (MONEY)
France – Slovakia 3-6 (0-2, 2-1, 1-3)
Finland – Great Britain 5-0 (0 to 0, 3 to 0, 2 to 0)
GROUP B (POZSONY)
Austria-Norway 3-5 (0-1, 1-1, 2-3)
Czech Republic – Italy 8-0 (1-0, 4-0, 3-0)
|4. United States||4||2||1||–||1||17-10||+7||8|
|8. Great Britain||5||–||–||–||5||4-31||-22||0|
|3. Czech Republic||5||4||–||–||1||26-10||+16||12|