Indoor finished seventh in the OLYMPICS last season, but breathed still optimism before the world CUP under the new coach.
But after two straight losses in the beginning it looks gloomy out. Now needed victories in the two remaining sports, against France (Sunday) and Japan (Tuesday), otherwise miss including the swedes quarter-final and becoming relegated from the toppgruppen.
think all the players are there also. It is not a good performance over the 60 minutes. Should we win the matches in the world CUP, we must be better than this, " says Martinsen to the SVT.
Indoor has always played in the top division since the world CUP start in 1990.
the Team started optimistically against the Czech republic, which defeated five out of six times in world CUP history. Indoor went to a 2-1 lead and won the shots with 13-3 in the first period.
Hanna Olsson shot the 1-0 of the numerical superiority after 6.55, but the Czech republic receipted by Natalie Mlynkova directly on the tekning,
Indoor, however, to the on new. Måldrottningen Emma Nordin scored the 2-1 from a tight angle.
But in the second period swung everything. Including the swedes took four consecutive penalties and the Czech republic turned to a thanks to two powerplaymål.
up to 2-2 and Vendula Pribylova scored 3-2 in a fast spelvändning just when including the swedes was full.
the Czech republic continued to dominate in the third period and when Deniza Krizova directly after tekning ran through and did 4-2 behind Sara Grahn was it the roller shutter down.
" We let in two goals at the same tekningssituation. We are not out there and playing like we thought and talked about from the beginning. We do the Czech republic better and give them the initiative. We set out the skates and keeps us, not our "game plan", " says Ylva Martinsen to the SVT.
Erika Grahm lead 4-3 with just over two minutes left with the goal keeper made the cut, but Tereza Vanisova put the 5-3 in the empty cage.