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RIGA (DPA) – Germany’s national ice hockey team is likely to make it to the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday.
After Latvia’s 2:3 (1:1, 0:1, 1:0) against Finland after extra time, Germany won against the USA (3:15 pm / Sport 1) on Monday after 60 minutes. needed, and for Kazakhstan to lose to Norway again. If it doesn’t succeed, the German team will still have a knock-out stage: Tuesday’s Group B will face hosts Latvia.
26-time world champion Canada held its short quarter-final chance with 7:1 (4:0, 2:1, 1:0) against the still uncompetitive and pointless Italy. For the young Canadian, it was his third successive win after three losses at the start of the World Cup. To reach the quarter-finals, Canada will need to win over defending champions Finland on Tuesday and look for help.
The Swiss could plan a knockout round in Group A. The Swiss celebrated their fourth victory in the preliminary round against Belarus with a 6:0 (2:0, 2:0, 2:0). Sweden retained their chance for the quarter-finals against Slovakia in the evening with 3–1 (0–1, 1–0, 2–0). The former world champion’s final opponent in the preliminary round is Russia on Monday.
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