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Women’s Youth World Championships, Belgrade, Day 2 — Match Reports

Women's Youth World Championships, Belgrade, Day 2 — Match Reports

See the Day 2 reports and follow the live scores and standings!

Match Reports

Group B: Brazil v Australia 6:15

Quarters: 3:4, 2:3, 1:3, 0:5

Shots:
BRA: 6 – 21
AUS:15 – 37

Extrawomen:
BRA: 6 – 4
AUS: 10 – 3

Penalties:
BRA: 0 – 1
AUS: 3 – 4

MVP: Matlinda Kearns

The game started a little better for Brazil as they took a 3:1 lead. But, by the end of the first quarter, the Australians equalized and even the score for an Australian lead 4:3. By the half-time, Brazilians kept up the result (4:5, 5:7), but after a three-minute break, we saw a complete dominance from Australia, which took its second win.

Group B: Uzbekistan v Greece 10:21

Quarters: 0:6, 5:6, 3:6, 2:3

Shots:
UZB:10 – 25
GRE: 21 – 38

Extrawomen:
UZB: 9 – 2
GRE: 10 – 4

Penalties:
UZB: 2 – 1
GRE: 4 – 2

MVP: Maria Myriokefalitaki

In the first quarter, the Greek players were unmistakable, but in a second quarter, Uzbekistan scored 5 goals! It turned out that this was just the beginning because it was a record number of goals.
Greece had the best player with Maria Myriokefalitaki but Uzbekistan team could also count on Madinabonu Shermatova. Those two girls scored a total 13 goals between themselves.

Group B: Argentina v USA 2:25

Quarters: 0:6, 0:7, 1:8, 1:4

Shots:
ARG: 2 – 12
USA:25 – 38

Extrawomen:
ARG: 3 – 0
USA: 8 – 5

Penalties:
ARG: 1 – 1
USA: 0 – 1

MVP: Abrielle Hill

The only dilemma ahead of this game was whether the heartbreaking Argentineans could score a goal against the excellent Americans. They did it twice, both of them by Ludmila Ianni. For one of the tournament’s biggest favorite, team USA, the game was just a good practice.

Group C: Kazakhstan v Hungary 3:18

Quarters: 1:4, 1:4, 1:3, 0:7

Shots:
KAZ: 21 – 3
HUN: 34 – 18

Extrawomen:
KAZ: 6 – 2
HUN: 10 – 4

Penalties:
KAZ: –
HUN: 4 – 3

The Hungarians played with, what it seemed, the minimum effort like they were saving their energy for the next match, the derby against the USA.

Group D: Russia v South Africa 23:1

Quarters: 2:0, 8:0, 6:1, 7:0

Shots:
RUS: 23 – 38
RSA: 1 – 21

Extrawomen:
RUS: 7 – 0
RSA: 5 – 2

Penalties:
RUS: 1 – 1
RSA: 1 – 0

MVP: Elizabeta Ivanova

After a modest start and only two goals scored in the first quarter, the Russians increased the rhythm in the other 8 minutes and scored the same number of goals. All after that, it was in the sign of Russian preparations for the days to come.

Group D: New Zealand v Netherlands 9:16

Quarters: 1:5, 0:4, 4:3, 4:4

Shots:
NZL: 9 – 30
NED: 16 – 35

Extrawomen:
NZL: 15 – 3
NED: 11 – 5

Penalties:
NZL: 5 – 5
NED: 3 – 3

MVP: Marit van der Weijden

Great game from the Dutch ladies. In the final 40 seconds of the first quarter, the Netherlands scored two goals for a convincing lead 5: 1 and the rivals did not have the strength to come back in the game.

Group A: Italy v Serbia 12:8

Quarters: 2:3, 3:1, 3:1, 4:3

Shots:
ITA: 34 – 12
SRB: 25 – 8

Extrawomen:
ITA: 12 – 6
SRB: 10 – 3

Penalties:
ITA : 1 – 0
SRB: –

MVP: Lucrezia Cergol

Serbia has given great resistance to Italy. In the last second of the second quarter, Italy scored for their minimum lead 5: 4. At the beginning of the third quarter, the Italians by two goals created a difference that was unacceptable for the Serbian players. Italy will in the last round play Spain for the first place of the group while Serbia will fight Canada for an important third position.

Group A: Spain v Canada 16:6

Quarters: 4:2, 3:3, 6:0 , 3:1

Shots:
ESP: 22 – 16
CAN: 16 – 6

Extrawomen:
ESP: 12 – 4
CAN:13 – 1

Penalties:
ESP: 2-2
CAN: 2-2

MVP: Alejandra Aznar

At the beginning of the second quarter, Spain led 6:2, but then the Spaniards stopped which give the Canadians the opportunity to take the advantage to the biggest satisfaction of their fans present in the Belgrade stands. However, Canada just made 3:3 in the second quarter. And that was it for Canada. They have played 17 minutes without scoring a single goal. On the other hand, Spain played great, with 6:0 in the third quarter and won the game.

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