Scotland defeated Malta 6-0 in the opening game from Group 4 of the UEFA Under-17 Championship qualifying round at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.
The Scottish took the lead thanks to a goal by Rudi Allan-Molotnikov on the 28th minute but during the second half, they scored five without reply thanks to Bobby Mcluckie on the 48th, a brace by Rory Wilson on the 62nd and 63rd and another by Jacob Macintyre on the 70th and 91st.
Ivan Woods’ side will be in action once again on Saturday, facing Czechia at the Centenary Stadium, kick-off at 16:00. Czechia and Northern Ireland shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw in another match on Wednesday
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SCOTLAND Rody Mahady, Josh Dede, Mitchel Frame, Murray Campbell, Dylan Smith, Bailey Rice (72′ Lennon Connolly), Rory MacLeod (69′ Jacob Macintyre), Cameron Bell, Rory Wilson (69′ Alfie Bavidge), Bobby Mcluckie (69′ Gabriel Forsyth), Rudi Allan-Molotnikov (62′ Ewan Simpson).
MALTA Niklas Vella, Kewell Fardell (52′ Shaun Carabott), Nic Briffa, Sheldon Borg, Kean Scicluna (89′ Lucas Okeke), Jake Azzopardi (70′ Nicholas Agius), Thomas Melillo, Felippe Bugeja, Bradley Farrugia (70′ Jerome Baldacchino), Keyon Ewurum, Shelom Magri (70′ Lydon Seychell).
Referee: Evangelos Manouchos GRE
Assistant referees: Konstantinos Nikolaidis GRE, Edmond Zeqiri KOS
Fourth official: Visar Kastrati KOS