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Under 19's: Heavy defeat for Malta
Nov 15, 2014
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Malta suffered a heavy defeat today at the Regional Sports Centre in Waterford conceeding seven goals  against Switzerland, who are now emerging as the great favourites to win this group.

 

Malta had the better start of the match and managed to go in front after just 8 minutes with a Guillaimier goal.

 

Switzerland didn't take much time to change the scoreline and Hunziker equilized in the 27th minute. The same player scored on his own four more goals until the end.

 

The other goals for the Swiss squad came from Pagliuca and Elvedi.

 

This was not the first big win Switzerland managed to optain in the past months. Similar scorelines were obtained against Greece (10-0), Leichteinsten (11-0) and Gibraltar three days ago (8-0).

 

The standings of this Group are now as follows:

 

 

Group 6

  P Pts
Switzerland Switzerland 2 6
Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland 2 6
Malta Malta 2 0
Gibraltar Gibraltar 2 0

The starting line-ups were:

 

 

Malta

Malta

Switzerland

Switzerland

1 Shranz (GK) 12 Hofer (GK)
3 Brincat 3 Garcia
71
5 Micallef 4 Gebistorf
6 Scerri
62
5 Elvedi (C)
71
7 Zammit
22
7 Pagliuca
58
8 Grech 8 Sow
10 Degabriele (C)
71
9 Oberlin
61
11 Mbong 10 Dominguez
61
14 Ghio 13 Nguyen
15 J. Borg 14 Zakaria
16 Guillaumier
8
15 Hunziker
27
33
63
76
77

Substitutes

12 Grech (GK) 1 Fellmann (GK)
2 Meli 2 Von Niederhäusern
4 Vella 6 Kleiner
71
9 Xuereb
22
11 Trachsel
13 Attard 16 Joao De Oliveira
61
17 Friggieri
71
17 Milosavljevic
18 C. Borg
62
18 Turkes
61

Coaches

Wayne Attard (MLT) Heinz Moser (SUI)

Referee

Radu Petrescu (ROU)
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