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Sweden Defeat USA at the World Games

Updated: July 28, 2017

Team USA faced Sweden for the first time in history at the World Games today and played hard but had no chance against the Swedish behemoth. 0-9 after one period became 0-14 after two and the final score was 0-20.

The Swedish team showed off their skills early creating a lot of pressure in the American zone. The first goal came before the game hit the two-minute mark as Sweden’s captain Johan Samuelsson scored 0-1.

The Swedes would keep scoring despite valiant efforts by both Keven Glanzmann and Terence Frank in the American goal. Among notable scorers where Alexander Galante-Carlström, the world’s best player, who scored a hattrick.

Team USA had their chances and where close to sneaking one in but couldn’t find the net. The final score was 0-20 and Team USA has some catching up to do in the world of floorball. Player of the game for the US team was Alexander Miller.

Up next a game for the 5th spot against the third place team in the other group on Saturday at 20:00 CEST.

Game stats can be found here.

The IFF interview will be posted here when available.