The Malta Under-19 side lost 0-2 to Hungary Under-17 in a friendly match at the Centenary Stadium on Monday. The change in venue was due to a water-logged pitch.
Oliver Tihanyi put Hungary ahead on 36 minutes and Mark Murai doubled the score on 77 minutes.
A second friendly match between the two teams will be played on Thursday at 18:30.
MALTA U-19 Jean Claude Debattista, Timothy Tabone Desira, Matthew Bonello, Karl Micallef, Clive Psaila, Dion Fava, Llywelyn Cremona, Kurt Zammit, Rodney Refalo, Luke Montebello, Neil Chetcuti.
Subs: Matthew Grech, Godwin Mckay, Bernard Borg, Jacob Falzon, Ian Montanaro, Jurgen Degabriele, Axl Xuereb.
HUNGARY U-17 Daniel Horvath, Noel Bedi, Akos Kercskes, Casba Spandler, Attila Talaber, Daniel Gazdag, Benci Grabant, Tamas Szanto, Oliver Tihanyi, Barnabas Racz, Donat Zsoter.
Subs: Alex Ivancsics, Kristof Polgar, Adam Nagy, Mate Vida, Kristofer Takacs, Mark Murai, Kevin Korozman, Kartin Toth, Julian Bartos.
Referee: Clayton Pisani
Assistant Referees: William Debattista, Paul Apap