The Malta Under-17 national team lost 0-5 to Czechia in another match from Group 4 of the UEFA Under-17 Championship qualifying round at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.
A penalty two minutes from the end of the first half by Adam Binar paved the way for the Czech side. They doubled the score two minutes in the second half through Vojtech Hranos who also managed to score another goal two minutes later. One minute in added time, Hranos completed his hat-trick and three minutes later, Lukas Branecky made it 5-0.
Malta plays the third and final game against Northern Ireland on Tuesday.
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CZECHIA Jesse Joeri Heerkens, Daniel Kubat, Mikulas Konecny, Adam Binar (46’ Lukas Saal), Daniel Rus (81’ Simon Tesar), Dominik Pech, Lukas Branecky, Vojtech Hranos, Petr Zika (46’ Jan Feit)(57’ David Hajek), Daniel Bouchner, Jakub Setka (67’ Frantisek Herak).
MALTA Niklas Vella, Shaun Carabott, Nic Briffa, Sheldon Borg, Kean Scicluna (82’ Lucas Okeke), Jake Azzopardi, Thomas Melillo (71’ Antiago De Flavia), Felippe Bugeja (57’ Keyon Ewurum), Bradley Farrugia (57’ Jerome Baldacchino), Lydon Seychell (72’ Kewell Fardell), Nicholas Agius.
Referee: Visar Kastrati KOS
Assistant Referees: Edmond Zeqiri KOS, Patrik Kmec SVK
Fourth Official: Martn Dohal SVK