The Malta Independent 20 September 2019, Friday

Waterpolo, European Junior Championships: Serbia too strong for Malta

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 16:46 Last update: about 26 days ago

Serbia       19
Malta          4
(5-1, 5-0, 5-1, 4-2)

Malta's bold effort against Russia on Tuesday left its toll on the local boys who were brushed aside by Serbia on Wednesday in a one way traffic affair.

Serbia dominated all sessions, killing Malta's hopes by the half way line with a nine-goal lead. Malta failed to take advantage from numerical superiorities, scoring only once from eleven man-up situations.

Jake Muscat scored a brace for the Maltese, with the other two goals coming from Sebastian Busuttil and Lucas Falzon.

Malta will now face Georgia on Thursday morning in the semi final for a placing between ninth and twelfth place. The other semi final is between the Netherlands and Croatia.


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