On day three of the U18 European Championship 2018 in Grosseto, Italy the teams from France, Netherlands, Spain and Italy celebrated wins. France came back from a 1-6 deficit against Great Britain to prevail 11-7. It was their second victory in three games, while the British team dropped to 1-2. Defending champion Netherlands moved to 2-0 with a 9-5 win over the Czech Republic. The Czech team was leading 5-3 after three frames but wasn’t able to score afterwards. Earning the tiebreaker over France the Czech Republic still has good chances to reach the semifinals.
In Group B Spain improved to 3-0 with a 17-4 blowout against Lithuania. Italy beat Germany 12-4 in the evening. The undefeated teams from Spain and Italy will meet on Thursday evening. Germany dropped to 0-2 and has only slim chances of returning to the semi-final. Germany finished third in the 2016 U18 European Championship.
Results Day 3:
Standings after Day 3:
Schedule Day 4:
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