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Taipei 2017: The Serbians simply too strong for the Canadians

In a game that meant nothing to either team in the group standings, Serbia, arguably the strongest team in the competition outplayed Canada. The more experienced Serbians converted most of their opportunities to earn a 28-2 win.

Eric Graham on an outside shot and captain Michael Chapman on a lovely lob were the only two to find the net for Canada.

Serbia finished atop Group C with a 3-0 record while Canada's 1-2 mark was good enough for third. Canada will now play an elimination game in two days against Great Britain.

"What can you say?" offered Head Coach Brian Parillo. "We were outclassed in every aspect of the game. That said, we need to keep our eye on the prize which is making it into the top 8 and that will be determined in our upcoming game against Great Britain."

"This game allowed our team to realize what we need to fix before our big game in two days," Chapman stated. "Despite the score today, I really believe in the guys on this team and I know everyone is going to be ready on Wednesday."

Canada will play Great Britain in the round of 16, Wednesday August 23 at 10:20 am local time/ 10:20 pm ET.



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