After six games were played in pool ‘’E’’ and six in pool ‘’F’’ (top eight), the top six of the U-22 Women’s European Championship is now determined and will play against each other in pool ‘’X’’. The results from pools “E” and “F” are being taken with the teams to the top six group.
With three losses each, Belgium and Poland got eliminated and therefore will fight for the 7th place of this tournament, tomorrow at 14:00.
At this moment, Italy and the Netherlands are the only ones with three wins recorded. Together with, the Czech Republic, Ireland (both two wins, one loss), Russia and Great Britain (both one win and two losses), they form the top six of this tournament.
The top four teams of the lower bracket are scheduled for the typical page system. Greece and Switzerland will play for the direct advance to the 9th place game. Ukraine and Slovakia are the other two teams who will have a chance to play in the backdoor final.
Israel and Austria will play the 13th place game tomorrow at 16:15. Turkey and Hungary will play the 15th place game after that at 18:30. Lithuania automatically becomes 17th since they withdrew from the tournament.
- Romy Marinus -