Malta lost 2-0 to Israel in a match from Group 3 of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Itztadion Ramat Gan in Ramat Gan, Israel
Following a goalless first half, the hosts forged ahead thanks to a goal by Daniel Sofer six minutes in the second half. Rachel Shelina doubled the score on the hour.
The next game is a home game against Denmark on November 24.
ISRAEL Merov Shamir, Michal Ravitz, Shay Sade, Daniel Sofer, Adva Tawil (55′ Rachel Shelina), Lee Sima Faljon, Moran Fridmar, Sarah Lynn Fredman (46′ Karin Sendel), Maya Barqui, Moran Lavi (71′ Arava Shahaf), Duana Redman.
MALTA Janice Xuereb, Gabriella Zahra, Rebecca D’Agostino, Dorianne Theuma (76′ Mandy Debono, Ylenia Carabott, Rachel Cuschieri, Nicole Buttigieg (51′ Brenda Borg), Antoinette Sammut, Stefania Farrugia, Charlene Zammit, Emma Xuereb (76′ Dionne Tonna).
Referee: Hilal Tuba Tosun (TUR)