Ice Hockey World Cup 2022 | The Czechs play with Germany in the quarterfinals

Tampere (from our newsletter) – From the final third place in group B, the representatives will come across the second team in the A, which is the Germans, thanks to the point that the undefeated Swiss were the first to take over the entire tournament on Tuesday at noon. In the end, for the national team, the variant of repeating the quarterfinals from the 2019 World Cup seems more acceptable than the gold advocating Canada, which would have been waiting for it if it had beaten the home Finns after sixty minutes.

The program of the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals at the World Hockey Championship 2022

Quarterfinals
Thursday 26.5. 19:20 Switzerland – USA Helsinki Arena, Helsinki
Thursday 26.5. 15:20 Sweden – Canada Nokia Arena, Tampere
Thursday 26.5. 15:20 Czechia – Germany Helsinki Arena, Helsinki
Thursday 26.5. 19:20 Finland – Slovakia Nokia Arena, Tampere
Semifinals
Saturday 28.5. 13:20 Nokia Arena, Tampere
Saturday 28.5. 17:20 Nokia Arena, Tampere
Bronze medal match
Sunday 29.5. 14:20 Nokia Arena, Tampere
The final
Sunday 29.5. 19:20 Nokia Arena, Tampere

Honestly, it was far to the scalp of the reigning Olympic champions. Olkinuora stopped all 24 Czech shots and kept a clean sheet for the fourth time at this year’s championship. The Czech team let the goalkeeper number Vejmelka and two experienced defenders Šimek and Jordán rest.

Ice Hockey World Championship 2022: match summary Finland – CzechiaVideo: CT sport, SPORT.CZ

“From the beginning, we say we want to look at each other. Trust the system and stick to it on ice. Our topic was definitely not to decide who we will go to in the quarterfinals, “said assistant coach Libor Zábranský. from fourth place.

Suomi was guaranteed a quarterfinal match in Tampere at home, regardless of their position in the group. Next to them, only the Swedes will remain in the center of the tournament, followed by Canada. Others advancing from Béčka, Czechs and Americans, have to move to the Finnish capital for Thursday’s match.

The national team will play in Helsinki’s Jäähalli on Thursday at 3:20 p.m. “We try to make the best possible program for the team to gain energy,” the coach explained.

The quarterfinals will be played on May 26 with the indicated key A1-B4, A2-B3, A3-B2, A4-B1. However, it is no longer played according to the spider, but a ranking has been created according to the position and points gain in the basic group (1. Switzerland, 2. Finland, 3. Sweden, 4. Germany, 5. Canada, 6. Czechia, 7. USA, 8 Slovakia) and according to the determination thus determined, advancing to the semifinals will compete first with the fourth and second with the third on Saturday. The losers will play for bronze on Sunday afternoon, the winner will be waiting for the final on May 29 at 7.20 pm. Only Nokia Arena in Tampere hosts medal matches.

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