Sweden defeated Malta 5-1 in a match from Group 3 of the UEFA Under-17 Championship qualifying round at the Eerikkilä-Areena in Tammela, Finland on Thursday.
Henrik Bellman put Sweden ahead on 11 minutes with Teddy Bergqvist increasing the lead with three goals on the 15th, 25th and 35th. Bergqvist added another on the 62nd minute with Omar Elouni reducing the gap on 69 minutes.
Malta will be facing Ireland on Saturday at the Harju Sport Center in Lohja.
SWEDEN Pontus Dahlberg, Hugo Andersson, Oscar Krusnell (69′ Filip Örnblom), Johan Stenmark, Anel Ahmedhodzic, Joseph Colley (56′ Mirad Garza), Mattias Svanberg, Joel Asoro (56′ Adrian Edqvist), Alexander Isak, Henrik Bellman, Teddy Bergqvist.
MALTA Lyden Moore, Zachary Grech, Clivert Sciberras (34′ Gianluca Bugeja), Jeremy Busuttil, Gary Camilleri, Kurt Shaw, Miguel Mifsud (41′ Jan Busuttil), Owen Magro (41′ Neil Frendo), Omar Elouni, Jurgen Grech, Kyle Gatt.
Referee: Edin Jakupovic (BIH)