GB GRAB FIRST WIN AT INLINE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

REPORT FROM IIHF.COM

Division I: Great Britain vs. Brazil 4-2 (1-0, 1-1, 1-1, 1-0)

South America qualifier Brazil gave Great Britain Inline a tough match, but the British secured their first win at the World Championship Division 1 after an improved play in the second half of the game.

Ashley Jackson and Ben Lowe gave GB the lead, while Felipe Geraldini scored for Brazil.

Brazil outshot Great Britain 17-10 in the first half of the game and 25 seconds into the third period Gustavo Tecchio tied the game at two.

That’s when the British became stronger and a pair of goals from Dan Hutchinson eventually made the difference in the 4-2 win.