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    Czech Hockey Team Beats US in Battle for Semi-Final

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    GANGNEUNG (Sputnik) - The Czech Republic's hockey team has won the match against the team from the United States at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and booked a spot in the semi-final.

    The match took place in the South Korean city of Gangneung with the Czechs defeating the US team 3-2.

    The Czech team will compete for a spot in the final with the winner of the Russia versus Norway match.

    On February 17, the Russian men's national ice hockey team beat the United States in a Group B match at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.The match between the Russian and US teams finished on Saturday with the score of 4-0 (1-0 in the first period, 2-0 in the second and 1-0 in the third).

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