Czechs reach semis in ice hockey in Pyeongchang


The Czech Republic have made it into the semi-finals of the ice hockey competition at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Coach Josef Jandač’s men reached the last four after overcoming the United States 3:2 in a shootout on Wednesday after goalie Francouz kept out all of the Americans’ efforts and Koukal was the only player to convert. The Czechs’ goals had come through Kolář and Kundrátek.

On Friday the Czech Republic will face Russia for a place in the final.