Sweden is celebrating their place in the final after winning 9-4 against Czech Republic.
– We played fantastic, says Filip Wiklund.
Czech Republic began best in the semi-final in VIDA Arena. After 20 minutes they had the lead 2-1. But early in the second period the game changed completely. Filip Wiklund scored the equalizer after only six seconds and then Sweden continued scoring up to 5-2.
– We had a serious talk before the second period and said that we had to play with our heart. That worked, says Filip Wiklund.
Czech Republic did 3-5 and 4-5, but in the third period Sweden began dominating again. Oskar Malmgren did three assists in a row and Sweden won 9-4.
– We played fantastic, says Wiklund.
Sweden plays against Finland in the final tomorrow at 15.30 pm.
Players of the game:
Sweden: Oskar Hovlund
Czech Republic: Josef Juha