Czechs set to face US at hockey worlds after defeat to Canada

The Czech national ice hockey team were beaten 3:1 by Canada at the World Championships in the Latvian capital Riga on Tuesday evening. The result means the Czechs finished fourth in group B.

They will now face the United States – who are so far undefeated at the tournament – in the quarter-finals in the Finnish city of Tampere on Thursday.

Author: Ian Willoughby