The Malta Women’s Under-17 national team came from behind to beat Azerbaijan 4-1 at the Stadion NK Lučko in Lučko, Croatia on Sunday.
A result which means that Malta ends its commitments as runner-up in Group B3 following the defeat to group winners Croatia and the 2-1 win over Luxembourg on Thursday.
Asadova put Azerbaijan ahead after just four minutes but Kaysia Micallef equalised on the 26th minute. Lexine Farrugia scored two goals in six minutes between the 47th and 52nd to Put Malta ahead and Sara Saliba sealed the issue with a fourth goal on the 64th.
MALTA Erika Muscat, Ilona Abela (46′ Aisha Micallef), Francesca Bartolo, Ema Micallef, Lexine Farrugia, Amelia Vassallo (79′ Lisa Calleja), Nyorah Celeste (46′ Sara Saliba), Kaysia Micallef, Thea Ida Scicluna (79′ Leanne Frendo), Ylenia Azzopardi, Maia Gauci (71′ Stella Francalanza).
AZERBAIJAN Nargiz Aghaliyeva (57′ Firuza Bayramova), Masuma Nazarli, Arzu Jafarova, Aygun Novruzova, Adelina Agayeva, Parishan Abdullayeva, Laman Aliyeva (46′ Natella Mammadova)(57′ Ella Amirova), Vahida Alipashayeva, Islamova Ulviyya, Khanim Asadova, Badriyya Mavludova.
Referee: Elena Gobjila MDA
Assistant referees: Ana Ciobotaru MDA, Maja Brozović CRO
Fourth Official: Karla Šegota CRO