Switzerland fights against Canada, but fails

Switzerland fights against Canada, but fails

U20 World Cup – Switzerland was eliminated from the U20 World Cup in Edmonton. Marco Baer’s team lost to hosts Canada 3:6 in the quarterfinals.

The start of the game was very bad for the Swiss. They fell behind after just 67 seconds. And although captain Simon Knack, who is under contract with HC Davos, leveled a minute later, he was 4–1 behind after 17 minutes against the tournament favourites, his 19th title win at this level. aiming for. Bayer felt compelled to act and replaced goalkeeper Noah Petenoude, who had to deliver 4 of 9 shots on his goal with Lausanne’s Kevin Pasche.

As a result, Switzerland managed to keep things in balance. Attilio Biasca scored two goals to lift Switzerland 3-5. Canada’s only goal in a blank goal put an end to the Swiss’s comeback hopes. The North Americans also won their 25th duel with Switzerland. They will face Czech Republic in the semi-finals on Friday, who had surprisingly defeated defending champions USA (4:2). Sweden meets Finland in the second semi-final.

After this tournament, which will be held for 2021 canceled due to Covid, the “normal” U20 World Cup is scheduled for the end of 2022 / beginning of 2023.

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