As part of the semi-final match of the World Youth Hockey Championship, the players of the national teams of Sweden and Finland will come face to face. On whose side will the victory be in this confrontation? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this meeting.
Sweden U20 should note the fact that the Swedish team scored 15 goals in four meetings at the tournament and conceded 7, speaks for itself.
In total, in the group "tre krunur" managed to score 9 points and finish on the second line. In the first game of the tournament , the Swedes were able to defeat Switzerland with a score of 3:2. In the next game, the Scandinavians did not feel Austria, defeating it with a tennis score – 6:0. It was not possible to finish the group with a 100% indicator because of the USA. The "Stars and Stripes" defeated the Swedes with a score of 2:3. As part of the last meeting in the group, the team defeated the opponent with a score of 4:2. In the quarterfinals, interestingly, Sweden barely beat Latvia. The match ended with the result 2:1 and left a lot of questions for the yellow-blue game.
Finland U20Who concerns the Finnish national team, this team had the second performance indicator at the tournament.
She managed to score 22 goals. The first match for Suomi turned out to be a warm-up match. The Finnish squad was able to defeat Latvia with a score of 6:1, and in the second match they were able to show a solid level of hockey with the Czech Republic and were able to defeat their opponent in a shootout – 4:3 B. Later, the Finns defeated Slovakia with a score of 9:3, but stumbled over Canada (3:6). As part of the quarterfinal match, Finland confidently performed against Germany, defeating the Bundestim with a score of 5:2.Statistics and figures:
- The Finns are the favorites of the meeting; The Swedes have 4 wins in 5 matches; The Finns have lost only once in 5 matches; The last face–to-face meeting of the opponents ended with a score of 1:1 in regular time.
In face-to-face meetings, opponents rarely break through totals of 5.5 goals. I do not believe that the opponents will succeed this time. Our bet in this match will be on a small number of goals.