The Malta women’s Under-19 side lost 1-3 to Romania in the second of three friendly matches at the MFA Training Grounds on Thursday.
Carmen Marcu put Romania ahead on the 32nd minute and Madalina Marinescu doubled the score on the 58th but Dana Negrea sealed the issue four minutes from time.
The third and final friendly match will be played on Saturday at 13:30.
Photo: Copyright © Joe Borg
MALTA Patricia Ebejer, Leanne Cefai, Chloe Ann Ellul (63′ Nicole Zammit), Valentina Rapa, Cherise Zammit, Celeste Grec, Kayleigh Chetcuti, Samantha Zarb (69′ Kathryn Ellul), Nicole Sciberas, Shakira Bugeja (46′ Rohanne Zahra), Demi Magrin.
ROMANIA Madalina Grecu, Melinda Nagy, Raluca Bocodi, Otilia Durla (63′ Julia Zamfir), Dana Negrea, Ana Maria Vladescu, Andreea Dita (46′ Sabina Scurtu), Madalina Macinescu, Carmen Marcu (82′ Georgina Gologan), Alexandra Tunnaia, Rosie Gennveva.
Referee: Jason Portelli