The last matches of the group stage of the Men's Inline Hockey World Championship have been played on Monday, where the first matches of the quarter-finals have already been decided. Spain will fight for the semifinals with Canada on Thursday at 20h and at 21h30, the United States against Switzerland. For their part, the selections of France and Czech Republic expect rival, who will leave the playoffs.
The last matches of the group stage of the Men's Inline Hockey World Championship have been played on Monday, these ones decided who will play the quarter-finals. Thursday at 8 pm, Spain will fight for the semifinals with Canada and at 9:30 the United States will play against Switzerland. For their part, the selections of France and Czech Republic expect their rivals, who will leave the playoffs.
The most prominent match of the day has been the game between the US and Czech Republic, which can be considered almost an anticipated final of the World Roller Games. With CEM Mar Bella pavilion almost full, both teams have offered a show of intensity and great quality of play, arriving at the end of the game with victory for the Czech Republic by 4 to 2. In addition, victories of Canada against Italy by 3 to 1, and of Spain versus Switzerland, in a great game, by 7 to 2.
The matches that will decide the remaining two places for the quarterfinals will be played this Tuesday and Wednesday. Top picks like Italy and Colombia will fight for them.
As for the women's competition, the victories of the Czech Republic and Finland, which will be disputed on Tuesday Group B top spot. In Group C, important victories for Canada against Sweden by 8 to 0 and Spain against India by 14 to 0. In addition, important US victory in Group A against China Taipei by 7 to 0.
On Tuesday, the last matches of the women's group stage will be played, in which the teams qualified for the quarter-finals will be known, with decisive matches for matches such as Czech Republic against Finland, United States against New Zealand and games between Spain and Canada.
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