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Tough loss to Hungary in MU19 WFC Opener!

Updated: May 3, 2017
2017 MU19 WFC - Hungary vs USA 525

After an explosive opening Hungary defeat Team USA by 10-1 in the team’s first game of the Men’s U19 World Floorball Championships in Växjö, Sweden.

Hungary opened strong and where able to grab a 4-0 lead in the first five minutes. Team USA was shaken initially but would get back in the game but Hungary come out of the first period with a 5-0 lead.

Team USA step it up in the second period and battle fiercely. They create several chances, not least on the power play, but are unable to score. Hungary score twice in the second and have a commanding 7-0 lead going into the last period.

In the third Team USA continue to strive forward and USA’s goalie Sebastian Stockli delivers several good saves. Despite this Hungary are able to get three goals in the period. But Team USA finish with the last goal of the game when Aleksi Huttunen finds Carl Eriksson for the goal.

The final score is 10-1 to Hungary.

Players of the game:
USA: William Eriksson
Hungary: Csaba Bondor

Tomorrow Team USA will face Germany at 15:30 CET and there is a score to settle after the men’s team lost to Germany in the last second of the game in the Men’s WFC in Riga, Latvia. The game can be seen live on the IFF YouTube channel 2.