Malmö New Stadium - Malmo 19/11/2013 - 18:00CET (18:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group 7

Sweden - Malta
5-0
 

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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
 

Match statistics

Sweden
Malta

5

Goals scored

0

25

Total attempts

6

10

on target

1

3

off target

3

12

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

10

Corners

2

1

Offsides

3

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

9

9

Fouls suffered

14

Lineups

Sweden

Sweden

Malta

Malta

1Strömberg (GK)12Borg (GK)
2Johansson
66
3Grech
37
3Helander6Z. Muscat (C)
80
4Holmen8Kristensen
6
5Krafth
33
10S. Pisani
6Claesson
20
13S. Borg
7Blomqvist16C. Borg
8Thern (C)17J. Pisani
66
9Hrgota
34
76
81
21R. Scicluna
90+2
10Guidetti
11
27
61
22D. Zerafa
11Nyman
69
23J. Farrugia

Substitutes

12Lundin (GK)1Cini (GK)
13Konate
66
5B. Farrugia
90+2
14Baffo7Micallef
15Hallberg9Mckay
16Kroon
61
18Sam. Arab
37
17Bärkroth
81
19B. Muscat
18Kiese Thelin20Camenzuli
66

Coaches

Håkan Ericson (SWE) Raymond Farrugia (MLT)

Referee

Georgi Vadachkoria (GEO)

Standings

  
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: 19/11/13 20.50CET

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