GB U20 complete World Championship preparations with victory over Spain

Great Britain U20 completed their World Championship tournament warm-up schedule with a 6-3 victory over Spain in Tallinn.

GB had beaten Korea 8-1 on Wednesday and followed that up with another impressive victory.

Goals by Morgan Pizzo-Clarke, Reece Cochrane and Jordan Kelsall helped GB to a 3-1 first-period lead. Harry Gulliver scored Britain’s fourth as they led 4-2 at the second intermission.

Kieran Brown, who bagged a hat-trick against Korea, netted the fifth and Gulliver scored his second of the night as GB secured a 6-3 win.

Head coach, Slava Koulikov, said: “It was great for team morale to get the second win that followed on from Wednesday’s success over Korea.

“The guys did really well and responded to what the coaching staff have been implementing this week.

“”he games were very useful. We were able to try different line combinations and it was a good chance to implement the tactics we want to use in the tournament.

“Training will now be important ahead of our first game at the weekend.”

GB get their Division 2A tournament underway against Lithuania on Sunday.