Qualifying round (Group 7) - 19/11/2013 - 18:00CET (18:00 local time) - Malmö New Stadium - Malmo
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Guidetti stars as Sweden rout Malta

Published: Tuesday 19 November 2013, 20.27CET
Sweden 5-0 Malta
John Guidetti scored twice inside the first half-hour as Sweden won the battle of the bottom two in Group 7.
by Ulf Nilson
from Malmö New Stadium
Guidetti stars as Sweden rout Malta
John Guidetti struck twice against Malta ©Getty Images

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Published: Tuesday 19 November 2013, 20.27CET

Guidetti stars as Sweden rout Malta

Sweden 5-0 Malta
John Guidetti scored twice inside the first half-hour as Sweden won the battle of the bottom two in Group 7.

Sweden showed no mercy to the bottom side in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 7, with Malta being beaten soundly in Malmo.

Manchester City FC's John Guidetti was the star of the show, scoring twice as his team built up a 4-0 lead by the interval. His first was a fine strike from 20 metres, with Victor Claesson making it 2-0 with a terrific volley on 20 minutes. Guidetti then netted from a rebound after Branimir Hrgota's shot was blocked, while Hrgota was on the scoresheet seven minutes later, finishing after Simon Thern passed to him having shaped to shoot from a free-kick.

Claesson set up Hrgota for what should have been goal No5 on 59 minutes, but Malta keeper Jurgen Borg received a rare lucky break to deny him. He produced a much more impressive save to fend away a Simon Kroon effort ten minutes later, yet had no chance from the rebound as Christoffer Nyman rounded off the scoring.

Last updated: 05/06/15 5.53CET

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