Great Britain team and the United States will hit the ice for 4th time the within the World Cup 2019 on 15 May in the category A.
The UK team itself, most likely, has not yet realized that they play in the big leagues along with such strong teams as Finland, Canada, the United States for the first time in 25 years. In those days, when the team played in the same weight category as the teams listed above, there were mostly players from Canada in their ranks, and now the number of Canadians is minimal in a squad, how it will turn around, time will tell. So far, these are three defeats in fights with Germany (3-1), Canada (0-8) and Denmark (0-3) since the start of the 2019 Championship.
But the American national hockey teamsquare their shoulders and are confident in all their matches, so they can get to gold easily. In the first game against Slovakia, the national team was a little confused, having played by a score of 1-4 in opponents’ favor, while the next two matches with France (7-1) and Finland (3-2) showed that the USA squad are trying to successfully tune in to the championship and go firmly towards the outlined objectives.
As part of the fight with the Finns, the US team took extra time to snatch the victory with a score of 3-2.
The latest odds from top bookmakers:
- USA – United Kingdom
- Ice Hockey World Championship
- Venue: Slovakia
- Date: May 15
- Beginning: 14:15 GMT