The fourth day of WFC 2018 is over, just like the group phase. Here’s the recap of today!
THA – AUS 3-4 (Read)
The final game in Group C helped Australia to become runner-up. In a close game, the team took the lead, but saw Japan get back to 3-4. Luckily for the Aussies, no more goals were scored. Want to know how their remaining path during the WFC looks like? Check out this article about Group C.
SVK – SGP 18-2 (Read)
Slovakia biggest victory so far, with goals from Conka-Skyba (4), Dudovic (3), Gal (3), Ujhelyi (2), Mraz (2) and more. Slovakia now meets Latvia, while Singapore faces Thailand, as you can read here.
JPN – CAN 2-14 (Read)
Group D’s final game was between Japan and Canada. By winning (and scoring this many goals), Canada became runner-up of the group, while Japan ends up at last place. Read what it means for their next games here.
NOR – FIN 1-9 (Read)
After losing 9-1 to Sweden, Norway copied this score against the reigning champion Finland. Finland played steady and didn’t have problems at all during the game. Their remaining path towards the next rounds can be found here.
SWE – DEN 25-0 (Read)
It’s the biggest result of the tournament so far and the first time a goalkeeper (in this case: Johan Rehn) kept a clean sheet. Denmark gave some key players rest, due to the important upcoming playoff game against Estonia. Sweden can take a break now, their next game is on Friday against the winner of Latvia-Slovakia.
CZE – SWI 6-4 (Read)
The Czechs won Group A! Who would have believed this, after the thrilling loss against Latvia earlier this tournament. Against Switzerland, the team changed the score from 3-3 to 6-3 within five minutes. The gap turned out to be too big for the Swiss, who became runner-up in Group A. Here’s all about the next games for these teams.
- Referee Rickard Wissman builds a 17th WFC team
- Kim Nilsson to a historical milestone
- Interviews: Alexander Rudd (SWE) / Manuel Maurer (SWI) / Jonathon Veron (AUS)