Ahead of tonight's final group stage matches in the World Cup, the conditions were clear: Three points for both Canada and Finland had meant a Swedish meeting with Canada in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

And so it seems to be.

After period two, Canada leads 4-0 against France, and Finland 3-0 against the Czech Republic.

Switzerland will face the United States

If the results stand, the quarter finals will be played as follows:

Switzerland – USA

Germany – Czech Republic

Sweden – Canada

Finland – Slovakia

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