U23 – Malta vs Belgium

Thursday, April 1, 2010, 12:32

U23 - Malta vs Italy Line-up

U23 International Challenge Trophy
Malta 0 (0)
Belgium 1 (1)

Scorer: Maciel Sousa Campos Danilo 12′

Belgium went ahead quickly in the match with twelve minutes on the clock. It was their number seven Campos who fired a low shot from outside the box which gave no chance to the Maltese keeper Bonello. Malta could have scored when Christian Caruana hit the goal post with a well placed shot and the Belgian goal keeper Goris completely beaten.

Coach Carmel Busuttil effected two substitutions in the second half and the away team continued in its push to grab an equaliser but the Belgian team held the Maltese attackers at bay. In the last twenty minutes the Maltese team continued with their pressing but the home team still managed to grab their win. All in all it was a very balanced match with Belgium having the upper hand in the first half and Malta was the better team in the second half.

The match was played in constant rain in a very cold day at 5 degrees Celsius at the K. Wolverton S.C.

Malta U/23 Belgium U23
1   Bonello Henry 1  Goris Nathan
2   Grioli Justin (Out 50′) 2  Tamsin Nicholas
3   Calabretta Gianluca (Out 60′) 3   Frans Frederic
4   Zerafa Joseph 8   Hovine Thomas
5   Agius Andrei 5  Huyghebaert Jeremy
6   Fenech Ryan (C) (Out 70′) 4  Kocabas Fazli
7   Failla Clayton 7   Maciel Sousa Campos Danilo
8   Agius Edmond 9   Kabasele Christian
9   Zammit Ian 6  Vanthournout Jeroen
10 Caruana Christian 10 Sutchuin Djoum Arnoud
11 Falzon Dyson 11 Rymenants Yannick
Substitutes Subtitutes
12 Glenn Zammit 12 Soubry Jesse
13 Edward Herrera (In 50′) 13 Wils Thomas
14 Tyron Farrugia 14 Debauve Ken
15 Kurt Magro 15 Gendarme Lionel
16 Ryan Deguara (In 72′) 16 Cools Jens
17 Quiline Refalo 17 Waeghe Ugo
18 Matthew Bartolo (In 60′) 18 Paulussen Laurens
Referee – Mr. LAMBRECHTS Erik
Assistant 1 – Mr. VAN HOFWEGEN Bernardus
Assistant 2 – Mr. DE VEIRMAN Gerard
4th Official – Mr. VERBOOMEN Nathan

1 Comment

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