GB romped to an easy victory in World Champions in Croatia this afternoon - setting up a gold-medal match against Ukraine tomorrow
Britain hammered Romania 6-1 in the World Championships Division 1B in Croatia.
Sheffield Steelers’ captain Jonathan Phillips set GB on the road to an emphatic victory over Romania
He scored after three minutes and was a helper on Jonathan Boxhill’s goal at 10;52.
Britain also enjoyed a 2-0 middle period, Robert Farmer and Colin Shields scoring.
Rob Dowd, back from illness, assisted on the first and another Steeler Ben O’Connor on the second.
Matthew Myers added a fifth at 48 minutes.
Ben Bowns was robbed of his shut out, when Ervin Moldovan Horvath netted a consolation with four minutes remaining.
GB had controlled the game and outshot Romania 58-11 including 23 shots in the second period.
Head coach, Pete Russell, said: "We did well out there. It wasn't pretty but we did what we had to do.
"They are such a focused bunch of guys and nothing seems to put them off their stride.
"This was a game we were expected to win and they went out and did that.
"It sets up a massive gold-medal match tomorrow and it is a game we have been building towards all week.
"It's exciting and we will now focus our attentions on Ukraine."
GB's final game against Ukraine tomorrow faces-off at 1pm in the Dom Sportova Arena (12noon UK time).