With their third consecutive win, Canada have tied the points with the German national team on points basis, thus saving their chance for the knockout round.
The selection from the ice hockey homeland won 7: 1 (4: 0, 2: 1, 1: 0) against Italy on Sunday (May 30, 2021) and finished fifth in the table in Group B – the team just behind the German . Andrew Mangiapne scored two goals for Canada.
Latvia’s score against Finland
Host Latvia also has nine points after extra time against defending champions Finland, 2: 3 (1: 1, 0: 1, 1: 0, 0: 1), who have already qualified for the knockout round. . Antan Lundel scored the winning goal in overtime for Finland.
The Latvians are the last German opponent in the preliminary round on Tuesday. Canada has to play from Finland.
Switzerland is now at the forefront
Sweden remain in the quarter-finals in Group A. The eleven-time world champion defeated Slovakia 3–1 (0–1, 1–0, 2–0) and climbed to fourth place. Viktor Olofsson and Isak Lundestrom secured Sweden by three in the final nine minutes.
Switzerland led the championship after a sovereign 6: 0 (2: 0, 2: 0, 2: 0) against newly promoted Belarus.
SID / DPA
Stand: 30.05.2021, 22:02
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