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WFCQ 2016 EUR1: Day 3 – 05.02.2016

No surprises in the World Floorball Championships Europe 1 Qualification when Russia, Sweden and Slovakia won their matches today.

Sweden and Slovakia have currently six points both but they will play against each other tomorrow. Russia has four points and have only lost to Sweden. Russia and Slovakia will face each other on Sunday.

Russia took their second victory in the EUR1 Qualifications by beating France clearly with 12-3. The first line of Russia with Nikita Bryn, Pavel Semenov and Dmitry Kurach showed the way by scoring the first three goals of the match. Semenov was also the most effective player in the match with 3+1.

Best players
Russia: Pavel Semenov
France: Claudio Henry

Game statistics here.

The second game was a passing exercise for team Sweden when they faced Iceland. Team Iceland stayed very deep in their own zone protecting their goal as well as they could. In the second period Iceland put more effort into the offence and even though they were 18 goals behind. Tthe joy was overwhelming when Robert Pajdak scored the first goal for Iceland. Later, Iceland´s Andreas Stefansson also scored with a penalty shot. Sweden scored however a total of 30 goals. Alexander Rudd collected 4+2 and he has now scored 14 points. 

Game statistics here

Best players
Sweden: Johannes Larsson
Iceland: Robert Pajdak

Slovakia has not yet disappointed their home crowd and that was not the case against Belgium either. Slovakia entertained the audience by scoring one nice goal after another. The final score was 16-4 to Slovakia.

Martin Kubovic has also collected 14 points so far and is the current top scorer together with Sweden´s Rudd. Check the top scorers & more here: www.floorball.org/pages/EN/Mens-WFCQ-2016-EUR1-Slovakia

Game statistics here

Best players
Slovakia: Martin Joscak
Belgium: Jelle De Sadeleer

More news from the WFCQ 2016 EUR 1: http://wfcq2016.sk/en/
WFCQ EUR1 photos by Ivana Repatá: www.flickr.com/photos/iff_floorball/albums/72157661150372774
Player interviews & game highlights: www.youtube.com/iffchannel/videos