Ice Hockey Tournament in Beijing – USA beat Canada in a rival duel

Ice Hockey Tournament in Beijing - USA beat Canada in a rival duel

  • On the day of Group A’s second match, the USA prevails in a North American duel.
  • Germany took a 3:2 lead against China in the second game of Group A.
  • In the women’s tournament, Finland settled for the last semi-final ticket.

Men’s Group A: Canada 2-4 USA

Despite the false start, the United States booked the next three in the prestige game against “Ahornblatt”. Head coach David Quinn’s youth team won 4:2 to lead the Olympic tournament with the most points in their preliminary round Group A and are set to advance directly to the quarter-finals. Matt Robinson overtook his Canadian players after just 84 seconds of play. But the American team changed everything in the first third. Brendan Bryson made it 3-1 in the 23rd minute and his colors have not progressed since. Americans are competing with college players in most winter sports due to the NHL’s coronavirus-related exemptions.

Men, Group A: Germany 3-2 China

When SCB striker Dominic Kahun extended the lead for Germany to 3–0 in the 25th minute, there were many indications that the favorite would win. Actually, DEB’s team stumbled against China. The hosts, having lost their first game 8–0 against the United States, closed the gap 2-3 in the 49th minute. The cross underdog China did not want to equalize anymore. It was Germany’s first win in the second game.

Women’s semi-final qualifier: Finland 7-1 Japan

Canada, America and Since Saturday morning, Switzerland has also been confirmed as a semi-finalist in the Olympic women’s tournament. Finland secured the last ticket for Round of 4. The Scandinavians gave Japan no chance in the semi-final qualifiers and won 7–1. Canada-Switzerland and the US-Finland are in the semi-finals on Monday.

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