Czech Republic – Sweden 6-5
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The Czech Republic finishes in fifth place at the 2012 European Championship. They defeated Sweden 6-5 in their last second-round game on Saturday in Haarlem. Petr Cech drove in the winning run with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth. Martin Schneider with a sac fly and Jakub Sladek with a RBI double had tied the game in the eighth. Sweden had scored four runs in the seventh to turn a 1-3 deficit into an advantage. Philip Gazler had two more RBI for the Swedes. Peter Johannessen got three hits. Marek Minarik got the win in relief, Chris Staehely the loss.