The Swiss ice hockey national team travels with a experience of success at the world Championships in Slovakia. A day after the 4:1 victory, the Team of coach Patrick Fischer won in Weinfelden with 2:0 the second match against Latvia.
"We'll see how smart we are, whether we have learned from the past weekend", had Fischer said after the game on Friday. So he spoke, that it had been missing for the Swiss against France after the 6:0 in the first game, the setting, and the second encounter 3:lost 4 went to extra time.
this Time the setting was wrong. The Swiss showed a strong first third and went to the 15. Minute, in a double Majority deserves to be in the lead. Goal by Vincent Praplan scored after good work by Nico Hischier. In the 50's. Minute increased to Simon Moser in 2:0.
The renewed success of the Locals was in order. They had the game the majority of in the handle to close the back a little, and could, if necessary, to Goalie Leonardo Genoni to leave. Thus, the Swiss closed out the world Cup preparations with three Wins in six games. The final squad cut to the victim, Andrea Glauser, Samuel circle, Denis Hollenstein and Marco Müller fell.
In Bratislava you will meet in the first game on Saturday to newly promoted Italy, marriage on Sunday, once again Latvia the opponent is. In this respect, the two victories were against the Baltic States is a positive sign. The final squad cut
Switzerland - Latvia 2:0 (1:0, 0:0, 1:0)
Weinfelden. - 2840 spectators (sold out). - SR Stricker/Hebeisen, Kaderli/Wüst.
goals : 15. Praplan (Hischier/Exclusions Kulda, Gegeris) 1:0. 50. Simon Moser 2:0.
penalties : 1 time 2 minutes against Switzerland, 7 times 2 minutes against Latvia.
Switzerland : Genoni; Spoon, Genazzi; Weber, Josi; Diaz, Janis Moser; Glauser, circle; Bertaggia, Bertschy, Scherwey; Fiala, Hischier, Simon Moser; Praplan, Haas, Hollenstein; Martschini, Kuraschew, Hofmann; Riat.
Latvia : Grigals; Cibulskis, Galvins; Sotnieks, of Freiberg; Siksna, Zile; Balinskis, Kulda; Jaks; Anderson, Batna, Marenis; Dzierkals, Meija, Gegeris; Balcers, Abols, Kenins; Roberts Bukarts, Darzins, Rihards Bukarts.
remarks : Switzerland without Mayer (substitute goalkeeper), Ambühl, Marco Müller, Frick, Fora, Rod and Berra (all surplus). Post shots: 14. Hofmann, 29. Hofmann. - 57. Goal by Hollenstein known but (kicking motion). Timeout Latvia (59:49), ab 58:08 without shots: Switzerland 0 (15-5-0); Latvia 0 (4-9-0). - Powerplay-Yield: Switzerland 1/7; Latvia 0/1. (sda)
Created: 04.05.2019, 20:55 PM