Rowen Muscat scored a goal in stoppage time as the Malta Under-21 side earned a point in a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in a match from Group 2 of the UEFA Under-21 Championship qualifiers at the Gozo Stadium on Friday.
Roman Bezus put the visitors ahead on the 10th minute but Terence Vella levelled matters a minute later. However Bezus scored again on 13 minutes to make it 2-1.
On the 92nd, Rowen Muscat managed to beat the Ukrainian goalkeeper with a cute lob following a swift counter-attack.
Photos: Copyright © Joseph Mercieca
MALTA Steve Sultana, Luca Martinelli, Zach Muscat, Owen Bugeja (61′ Kane Farrugia), Rowen Muscat, Leighton Grech, Terence Vella (Lydon Micallef), Miguel Ciantar, Yessous Camilleri, Clyde Borg (62′ Triston Caruana), Bjorn Kristensen.
UKRAINE Maxym Koval, Iurii Putrash, Serhiy Kryvtsov, Vasyl Pryyma, Ihor Chaykovskiy, Roman Bezus, Illya Mykhalov, Yevhen Shakhov, Igor Plastun, Andrii Bogdanov (91′ Oleksandr Karavayev), Iaroslav Oliinyk.
Referee: Stavros Tritsonis (GRE)