Great Britain were beaten 5-3 by DVTK Jegesmedvek this afternoon in Slovakia as part of the preparations for the upcoming Under-18 World Championship Division II Group A in Serbia, which gets under way at the weekend.
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Szalay Boloizsar put DVTK ahead (6:52) before Adam Erskine equalised (16:18) for GB.
Artem Gryaznow put the Hungarian youngsters in-front for a second time (25:25), before four goals in just under 90 seconds.
Kocsis Botond made it 3-1 (32:28) but Louie White reduced the deficit within 16 seconds (32:44).
Jacob White-Sey levelled the game moments later (33:29), but DVTK went ahead again through Botond’s second goal of the night (33:52).
Olah Tamas secured DVTK’s victory with a goal in the third period (52:41).
GB face Romania tomorrow in another warm-up game and will stay in Slovakia until Friday, before moving to their base in Belgrade for the World Championship.
GB U18 World Championship schedule
Sunday 9th April: Romania v Great Britain 13:00 face-off (12:00 UK time)
Monday 10th April: Great Britain v Croatia 13:00 face-off (12:00 UK time)
Tuesday 11th April: Rest Day
Wednesday 12th April: Great Britain v Serbia 20:00 face-off (19:00 UK time)
Thursday 13th April: Spain v Great Britain 16:30 face-off (15:30 UK time)
Friday 14th April: Rest Day
Saturday 15th April: Great Britain v Lithuania 16:30 face-off (15:30 UK time)