A second defeat for Malta U-18 against Montenegro

After losing 1-3 in a first match on Tuesday, Malta lost 1-4 in the second friendly match between Malta and Montenegro at the Centenary Stadium on Thursday.

Malta coach Facundo Styk made two changes in his starting line-up from the first game, handing goalkeeper Liam Frendo and Thomas Melillo a start.

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The visitors forged ahead on the 23rd courtesy of Jagos Roganovic. Four minutes in the second half, Bojan Damjanovic doubled the score and Djordje Vuckevic made it 3-0 on the 64th. Filip Perovic extended the lead on the 75th but Benjamin Cassar scored a consolation goal for Malta seven minutes from time.

Malta: Liam Frendo, Craig Micallef (Vladimir Celic 56), Aiden Zammit (Jack Micallef 79), Lucas Okeke (Shelom Magri 79), Gerrard Cann Rodgers (Kydin Hili 46), Sheldon Borg (Kewell Fardell 79), Thomas Melillo (Deisler Agius 56), Liam Delicata (Lenny Mattocks 79), Felippe Bugeja (Aiden Azzopardi 56), Nicky Agius (Denzil Muscat 79), Shaun Carabott (Benjamin Cassar 46).

Montenegro: Balsa Radanovic, Dorde Eregovic (Rijad Kolic 74), Zarija Kumburovic, Danilo Cetkovic (Viktor Kuc 74), Aleksa Karadzic (Jovan Mivkovic 46), Lazar Martinovic (Filip Perovic 46), Stefan Dukanovic (Djordje Vukcevic 46), Andrej Camaj (Lazar Sekularac 65), Jagos Roganovic (Danilo Vukanic 56), Andrej Kostic (Bojan Damjanovic 46), Ivan Soc (Rijad Kolic 46).

Referee: Raiden Psaila