Only the second match against the Americans in the history of a Czech hockey player at the world championship in Denmark. They first played against the clear favorite in the quarter-finals at the Norwegian Olympic Games, where they lost 1:4.
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We follow the semi-finals of the women’s hockey world championship in detail
After the quarter-final victory over Finland 2:1 in extra time, they have two matches ahead of them, and if they win one of them, they will win a medal. And until this year, the maximum score at the World Cup was 6 places.
they did not lose in Denmark. The underdogs dominated group B without losing a point with an impressive score of 21:2. In the quarterfinals, they helped Finland to the World Cup for the first time in history.
Advancement to the semi-finals is not, however, the only success recorded by the national team. Thanks to being among the elite of the tournament, it secured a stronger group A for the upcoming championship.
They will try to win against the Americans, a loss would mean the first medal at the world championship in history. MacLeod’s trainer warns that the Finnish dog does not get the job done.
We’re not done yet, he gave us two lives. We take our relationship with the American women as an opportunity to show who we are. We go after our goal and it doesn’t matter who we play against, he roars.