Czech Republic – Italy 4: 3 PP, Czech hockey players beat Italy at the start of the World Cup thanks to Kubík’s hat-trick

The Italians initially defended themselves against the expulsion of Massimo D’Ettore. The Czech team opened the score at 7:36, when, after a pass by Dalimil Zvonek, the lone Kubík overcame the goalkeeper Christopher Cipparrone. In 47 seconds, Nicolas Langr found Petr Filip, who increased it to 2: 0. Mašík’s team then defended itself against the exclusion of Tomáš Chyba.

At the turn of the opening and second periods, the Italians defended themselves in the punishment of Daniel Vernace, and in the 20th minute Jonathan Mandracchia started the turn, beating Leoš Gerlich for the first time. In the time of 27:26 Daniel Vernace equalized and in 17 seconds Michael Lastoria took the lead of Italy.

In the 35th minute, Kubík erased the loss with the exclusion of Frank Giustini. In addition, Cipparrone was injured in the failed operation, who was replaced by Anthony Flores. The Czech team, which was fourth at the last championship in 2019 in Košice and only finished medal for the second time out of 13 championships, finally pulled the winnings on its side thanks to Kubík, who escaped Marco Cerone and overcame Flores with a backhand bluff.

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