Final day at the EuroHockey Championships II, Rakovnik

23rd July 2018

The final day in Rakovnik was played on Saturday, 21st July. Scotland was the eventual winner after the 20 games of the Championship.

Wales v Italy 2:0

The first match was in pool C between Wales and Italy. The score was opened in the 8th minute by Emily Drysdale from Wales. She scored from a penalty corner. In the first quarter added next goal player from Wales – Cerys Preston. Finally score 2:0 for Wales.

Poland v Lithuania 7:2

For saving Lithuania in II divisions Lithuania must win. It was their best match in this tournament. But in the 7th minute Poland led 2:0. One-minute left before the end of first quarter Lithuania scored to 2:1. From this time the match was very balanced but seems that Lithuania wanted to win. In 35th minute was score 3:2 for Poland. But after that Lithuania start to be a little bit tired and finally, Poland won 7:2.

Austria x Czech Republic 0:1

For host team Czech Republic this match was very hard – Czech girls want before their home fans reach to medial. The first quarter was very quick hockey. In the 5th minute before the first half, Lucie Duchková scored from a penalty corner. Austria x Czech Republic 0:1. Both teams want to wit but in rest of match, the fans could see that girls are a little bit tired. It was a long tournament for everybody. The Czech team was happy to win. They are on the third place of this tournament.

Scotland x Russia 2:1

This match was very balanced. Both teams played very nice hockey. In 33rd minute Ruth Blaikie opened score to Scotland. The feedback from the Russian team come the 7th minute later. The match was very sharpened. 10 minutes before the end the Scotland team scored again, and they confirm their predominance in last few minutes. The final score 2:1 to Scotland.


Final Ranking:

Team Code Final Standing
 Scotland SCO 1
 Russia RUS 2
 Czech Republic CZE 3
 Austria AUT 4
 Poland POL 5
 Wales WAL 6
 Italy ITA 7
 Lithuania LTU 8

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