After the losses against Germany and the Czech republic won Sweden the first måstematchen against France with 2-1.
On Tuesday awaited the final group match, a win or lost match against Japan.
Luleå Emma Nordin gave the articles with the lead already in the third minute.
But Japan both chirped and took to the end of the lead with 3-2, which was the final result. Thus, Sweden may, for the first time to play B-world CUP next year.
– immediately afterwards it is difficult to analyse why it turned out this way. We have had a hard time to score, and to win games you must score goals. We create modes but we're not there 100 percent, " says Emma Nordin.
And our power play has been beneath all criticism. It is just to be honest and say it.
taken off their skates, pads and helmet when she comes to the mixed zone in the VM-arena in Espoo. Her hair is wet of sweat. She speaks with a quiet voice and she don't even care about wiping away the tears.
The drain along with the cheeks.
"It was not so fun to come into the locker room," she says.
to lose, but extra evil when the consequences are so large.
– It has felt like we have had a good self-confidence both as a collective and on an individual level, but somewhere there is a lack.
" In several of the world CUP matches we have done really well förstaperioder, but in the other, we have gone back and been a bit scared. It looked like that against Japan also. Really what it depends on, I don't know.
Despite the fact that it is already clear that Sweden is relegated to the B-CUP is still a match for the Indoor in Espoo.
On Thursday, they play an placeringsmatch that determines whether they end up nine or ten. The match must be played to rankningspoängen to be shared out.