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Hockey World League Round 2 - Men

Elektrostal, Russia - May 27 - June 2, 2013
Local time is 10:18pm

Ukraine v Czech Republic

Round Robin

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
May 28th, 2013
4 Round Robin 2:00pm Ukraine UKR - CZE Czech Republic 1 - 0 (0 - 0) Final    x 2    

Match Review

Day 2 at the World League Round 2 in Elektrostal started with the encounter between Ukraine and Czech Republic today, with both teams keen to secure their first points after yesterday's defeats. The first half of the match was an intense battle between evenly matched opponents. The ball moved back and forth in midfield but scoring opportunities were few and far between.

Towards the end of the first half, the Czechs seemed to start gaining momentum, and play slowly shifting into the Ukrainian half of the field more. However, the whistle sounded before the Czech could make it count, and after the re-start, it was the Ukrainians who came back better. In the 47th minute. Artem Ozerskyi capitalized on a ball across the circle and put Ukraine on the scoreboard, a fact that seemed to inspire his team who continued to play to win.

In the final minutes of the match, it looked like the Czech were going to force a shoot-out, but they just couldn't make their opportunities count, and the elated Ukrainians walked off the field with a victory in their pockets.

RUS v EGY (Round Robin) JPN v EGY (Round Robin)

POOL STANDINGS

Team Pld W WD LD L GD Pts
Round Robin
Japan  JPN 5 5 0 0 0 12 15
Russia  RUS 5 4 0 0 1 7 12
Ukraine  UKR 5 1 2 0 2 -5 7
Austria  AUT 5 1 1 1 2 1 6
Egypt  EGY 5 1 0 2 2 -3 5
Czech Republic  CZE 5 0 0 0 5 -12 0

MATCHES

Jun 2, 2013
EGY Egypt
Ukraine UKR
JPN Japan
Austria AUT
CZE Czech Republic
Russia RUS
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