As part of one of the matches of the World Hockey Championship, the players of the national teams of Great Britain and Finland will fight face to face. Will the hosts of the tournament be able to win this meeting? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this meeting.
The Great Britain national team has already held 4 meetings at the tournament. It is worth noting that the team suffered defeats in all the matches. She started the world championship with a duel against the Czech Republic, to which she lost with a score of 1:5. After that, the British succumbed alternately to Norway (3:4 B), Sweden (0:6) and the USA (0:3). Thus, the British approach the match against the Finnish national team on the last line in the group.
As for the hosts of the tournament, they also held four meetings at the World Cup. The home championship brought "Suomi" 3 victories. It is worth noting that the Finns were able to beat Norway (5:0), Latvia (2:1) and the USA (4:1) in turn, after which they lost to Sweden (2:3 B) in a shootout. Thus, "Suomi" are located on the 2nd line in the standings of group B. The hosts of the tournament are separated from Sweden by a distance of 1 point.
Statistics and figures:
- Finland is a clear favorite of the meeting;
- Great Britain has an 11-match losing streak in all tournaments;
- Finns have won three times in 5 games;
- The last and only meeting of the rivals took place in 2019;
- It ended with a score of 5:0 in favor of Finland.
After the defeat by Sweden, the Finnish team will appear fully armed in this match. Our bet will be in favor of a confident victory of the Scandinavian team for a quite solid quote offered by the bookmaker.