A goal mid-way through the first half gave hosts Serbia a narrow win over Malta in a match from Group 10 of the UEFA Under-19 Championship Qualifying Round at the Sports Center of FA of Serbia in Stara Pazova on Friday.
Igor Zlatanović scored the all-important goal on the 22nd minute.
Malta plays the third and final match on Monay against Moldova. Moldova lost 0-2 to Serbia and 0-1 to Sweden in their first two games.
SERBIA Marko Ilić, Jovica Blagojević, Erhan Mašović, Dominik Dinga, Strahinja Bošnjak, Damjan Gojkov, Uroš Račić, Sava Petrov (80′ Veljko Birmančević), Jovan Nišić, Luka Adžić (42′ Veljko Nikolić), Igor Zlatanović (60′ Dušan Vlahović).
MALTA Timothy Aquilina, Myles Beerman, Aidan Friggieri, Zachary Brincat (68′ Omar Elouni), Jean Borg, Nicholas Pulis, Matthew Guillaumier, Michele Sansone, Paul Lapira (64′ Gianluca Sultana), David Xuereb, Connor Zammit.
Referee: Tim Marshall (NIR)