Canada recorded their first win in the fourth game of the World Cup in Riga thanks to a difficult 4–2 win against Norway. In group B, stress increases even more.
Canada’s first win scored two goals: Adam Heinrich (center).
The successes led to a record World Champion, who suffered a 1: 3 defeat against Germany on Monday, to retain his chances for the quarter-finals. Connor Brown scored in the first minute by Adam Heinrich (11th, 51st) and Andrew Mangiapen scored for the “Maple Leaves” in their first World Cup game (35th). Meanwhile, Norwegian outsiders equaled Matt Rosselli Olsen and Thomas Valkwe Olsen (30th, 31st) with double strikes.
Canada and Norway are tied for sixth and seventh in Group B with three points each, with Germany losing their lead to Kazakhstan on Thursday. In particular, the next German rival Finland (Saturday, 7.15 pm), which meets Italy in the evening, may overtake the DEB team.
Great Britain surprisingly beat Belarus
In Group A, Great Britain surprisingly beat Belarus 4-3 and are currently in fifth place with four points, ahead of today’s opponents and top countries Sweden and the Czech Republic, who play each other on Thursday Will face Striker Liam Kirk scored two goals for the British and increased his tournament record to four goals in four matches.
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