As part of one of the matches of the World Hockey Championship, the players of the German and Italian national teams will fight face to face. Will the favorite be able to win this meeting? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this meeting.
The German team looks very solid at the World Hockey Championship. It is worth noting the fact that the Bundestim have 3 wins to their credit, with 1 defeat. The same failure happened to the Germans in the opening meeting of the tournament, when Germany lost to Canada in the fight (3:5). After that, the nominal hosts only won, and they did it during the main time of the match. The team defeated Slovakia (2:1), France (3:2) and Denmark (1:0). As a result, the Bundestim ended up on the 3rd line in Group A, and are 3 points behind Canada and Switzerland.
The Italian team also played 4 matches at the tournament. It is worth noting that the Italians lost in all four meetings. The team started with a defeat in the match against Switzerland (2:5), after which they succumbed alternately to Canada (1:6) and Denmark (1:2). Squadra azzurra had a real chance to win in the match of the last round, where Italy led the score until the last moment, but missed it in the end – 1:1. In overtime, the Italians were weaker and lost in overtime – 1:2 FROM.
Statistics and figures:
- Germany is the favorite of the meeting;
- Germany has won 3 meetings in a row;
- Italy lost 4 meetings in a row;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 9:4 in favor of Germany.
In this match, the opponents will be able to break the total of 5.5 goals. Opponents will surely do everything to win. They will act on opposite courses, which will certainly affect the final result of the match.