Sweden was storfavoriter – but did not take home the world CUP gold medal in floorball.
Instead won Finland its second straight gold after 6-3-won the world CUP final.
"It is clear that it feels awful," says Mattias Samuelsson.
Finland managed to defeat Sweden after penalty shootout in the world CUP finals in 2016 and since then it has Swedish players talked about revenge.
The revanschen may, however, wait.
Finland picked the second straight world CUP gold after 6-3-won the world CUP final in Prague.
The Swedish disappointment was the same total as two years ago.
– It is not so much to say about. Finland was better than us. They are worthy winners, " says the veteran Mattias Samuelsson.
" of course, the match was stopped and we could just as easily have won, it is small margins, but Finland conducted his q & a is very good and we had no answers.
Finland was good, but what do you feel about your own performance?
– It is only to go to himself. I think I was the shit. I think no one else was so much better, either.
Finland led 2-0 after less than half the game when Alexander Galante Carlström managed 1-2-reduce in the powerplay.
After the lined Sweden up chances, but his keepern Eero Kosonen was incorruptible and did, among other things, two fantomräddningar.
2-2-acceptance came to an end, in the third period by Alexander Rudd, but it meant no Swedish unloading.
Målexplosion in the third
Instead replied, Finland with three goals in just over three minutes and a 5-2 lead, then never.
"It is clear that it feels awful," says Samuelsson.
is it Possible to compare the disappointment with the two years ago?
" I don't know if there are degrees in hell.
For Mattias Samuelsson was finalförlusten extra bitter because it was his last world CUP tournament.
" I've known all the way that if we were to win this, it would be the biggest I have been involved with. I know how hard many have worked for that we should be able to take back the gold, how much we have fought, and so it will be like this, " he says.
" I came here for a perpetuate a dream, to win a final gold with this generation as I have been a part of for so long. It went to pieces.
Finland has now won world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in four of the last six world CUP tournaments.
Finland–Sweden 6-3 (1-0, 1-1, 4-2)\\nFörsta peridoen: 1-0 (3.30) Juha Kivilehto (Mikko Leikkanen).\\nAndra period: 2-0 (3.57) Peter Kotilainen (Wanted Lastikka), 2-1 (7.25) Alexander Galante Carlström (Emil Johansson) game five against four.\\nTredje period: 2-2 (2.41) Alexander Rudd, 3-2 (6.21) Juha Kivilehto (Peter Kotilainen), 4-2 (8.34) Peter Kotilainen (Tatu Vaananen), 5-2 (9.35) Nico (Salo Janne Lamminen). 5-3 (15.29) Alexander Rudd str. 6-3 (18.11) Sami Johansson (Eemeli Salin).\\nSkott: 17-22 (6-4, 5-6, 6-12).\\nUtv, Finland: 2x2. Sweden: 2x2.\\nDomare: Martins Larinovs and Martin Gross, Latvia.\\nPublik: 16 276.