1st August: Yesterday saw Day 2 of the EuroHockey Championships III and 3 games were featured.
The men were up first:
10:00 TUR – ITA Pool A 0 – 7
The match was tense in the first two quarters but Italy came out as a stronger team in the second half of the game and pulled out a 7-0 win.
The women were up for the second part of the day:
16:15 SUI – LTU Pool A 3 – 2
The first match was between Switzerland and Lithuania. Switzerland showed their might as they went 2-0 up in the first half. In the second half Lithuania showed great passion as they came back in the game by scoring 2 goals and making it 2-2. But Switzerland took the win in the last moments of the match.
18:30 CRO – SLO Pool A 8 – 1
The last match featured home team Croatia. Their first game of the tournament which was against Slovenia. Even though Croatia won 8-1, Slovenia put up a good fight and managed to score a consolation goal in the last minute.
Photograph: Croatia on the attack with a short corner v Slovenia.
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