2019 U18 World Championships: Australia lose to the Netherlands

The Australian men’s national under-18 team have lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in their second game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B. In other games of the day China beat Belgium 6-4 and Serbia defeated Croatia 4-1. After the end of second round Australia has moved up a place in the standings to fifth while Serbia continues to lead the competition. The teams have a rest day today and return on Thursday where Australia will take on China. The two teams last met in 2015 at the World Championship Division II Group B tournament where China won 8-1.

– Australia 1-2 Netherlands (16:30, 26 March 2019, Ice Rink Pionir)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Serbia 2 2 0 0 0 6
China 2 2 0 0 0 6
Netherlands 2 2 0 0 0 6
Belgium 2 0 0 0 2 0
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0
Croatia 2 0 0 0 2 0

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