Slovak hockey players will play in the big favorites at the Saturday World A-Group World Cup against Britain (20:15 h) and want to confirm it.
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Group A (Košice):
UNITED KINGDOM – SLOVAKIA
Saturday, May 18, 20:15
United kingdom: Bowns – O'Connor, D. Phillips, Lee, Richardson, Swindlehurst, Billingsley, Ehrhardt, Mosey – Lake, Perlini, Shields – Farmer, Hammond, Dowd – Lachowicz, Davies, Betteridge – Ferrara, Myers, J. Phillips
Slovakia: Rybár / Čiliak – Černák, Sekera, Fehérváry, Koch, Tchaikovsky, Marinchin, Jaroš – Pánik, Hudáček, Tatar – Studenič, Krištof, Nagy – Lantosi, Sukel, Daňo – Liška, Buc, Lunter – Zigo
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For both teams, the second match will take place in two days, Slovakia defeated France 6-3 on Friday afternoon, Newcomers Britons started losing in Finland in the evening 0: 5.
Despite the fact that Coaches Craiga Ramsay do not have any more cards in their hands, the opportunity for penetration into the quarterfinals has not yet disappeared and to make the most of it, they have to win in all the remaining matches. They will also go to a duel with Great Britain.
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Slovakia has so far played only three games with the UK, with all three winning with a total score of 20: 5.
Teams had already met before preparing for the championship. Coaches Craiga Ramsay won 6: 1 in Poprad, Tomáš Zigo, Tomáš Tatar, Matúš Sukeľ, Róbert Lantosi, Martin Marinčin and Adam Liška.
Two previous meetings were held in the 1990s, when Slovakia defeated Britain 7: 1 in the Olympic qualification in 1993 and two years later at the World Championship B in Bratislava 7: 3. Two goals were set by assistant coach Róbert Petrovický.
3 the victory of Slovakia
Great Britain was already a clear outsider of the Košice A group before the tournament, which is confirmed by the time being. After five matches, he has five losses with a result of 4:31.
At the opening session, she resisted Germany for a long time, which was decided in the last ten minutes (1: 3). They followed high losses with Canada (0: 8) and Denmark (0: 9). The Finns played speed on Friday, while the British lost 0: 5.
The most productive player in the selection of Peter Russell is the shooter of Mike Hammond with two hits.
GREAT BRITAIN STAR
Brett PERLINI (forward / Nottingham)
Ben O & # 39; CONNOR (Defender / Sheffield)
Ben BOWNS (Goalkeeper / Cardiff)