Another heavy defeat for Malta's Women TeamPublished: 10-04-2014 18:55
Malta's Women's team suffered yet another heavy defeat in an Elite Group FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 qualification match. Malta lost 8-0 in their home match against Iceland. This was Malta's fifth consecutive defeat in as many matches from this qualfication group and the team is yet to manage to find the net, conceeding 29 goals in the process. It was apparent right from the referee's initial whistle that the visitors wanted to make it clear that there will be no contest in this match, and took the leaad as early as the 2nd minute through Porsteindottir. Iceland added three more goals through Larusdottir, Porsteindottir with a second and Brynyarsdottir to end the first half 4-0 up. More of the same was to follow in the second part of the match and Iceland added another four goals from Porsteindottir, Frioriksdottir, Oladottir, and Bryarsdottir for an 8-0 Final Scoreline. Full Match Report: Malta vs. Iceland FT 0 - 8 (HT 0 - 4) Scorers: H. Porsteinsdottir 2’ 23’ 60’, D. Larusdottir 15’, D. Brynjarsdottir Dagny 33’ 90’+4’, F. Frioriksdottir 64’, G. Oladottir 87’ (I). Venue:Centenary Stadium, Ta’ Qali Date:10/04/2014 Time: 14:00 HRS Malta Iceland 1Sharon Costantino (G) SUB OUT 87’13Gunnarsdottir Gudbjorg (G) 2Gabriella Zahra3Vidarsdottir Olina Gudbjorg 5Rebecca D’Agostino ©4Viggorsdottir Glodis Perla 6Dorianne Theuma Y 90’7Gunnardottir Sara © 7Ylenia Carabott SUB OUT 73’8Omarsdottir Katrin SUB OUT 77’ 8Rachel Cuschieri SUB OUT 69’10Larusdottir Dora Maria G 15’ 11Antionette Sammut14Brynjarsdottir Dagny G 33’ 90’+4’ 13Mandy Debono15Kristjansottir Anna Bjork 14Shona Zammit Y 58’16Porsteinsdottir Harpa G 2’ 23’ 60’ SUB OUT 66’ 15Stefania Farrugia Y 81’21Frioriksdottir Fanndis G 64’ 16Charlene Zammit22Honnudottir Rakel SUB OUT 22’ Substitutes 4Natasha Pace5Edvardsdottir Mist 10Brenda Borg SUB IN 69’6Magnusdottir Holmfriour SUB IN 66’ 14Maria Assunta Farrugia (G) SUB IN 87’12Sigurdardottir Sandra (G) 17Martina Borg 17Baldursdottir Asgerour SUB IN 77’ 19Nicole Imelda Buttigieg SUB IN 72’19Jonsdottir Thorunn Helga 20Alishia Sultana20Vidarsdottir Elisa 23Jade Flask23Oladottir Gudmunda Brynja SUB IN 66’ G 87’ Coach Mr. Pierre Brincat Mr. Olafur Petursson Referee Ms. De Jong Sjoukje (FIFA & Netherlands FA) Assistant referees Ms. Bakker Juliette NM & Ms. Hoogendijk Fijke (FIFA & Netherlands FA) Fourth official Mr. Jurgen Spiteri (Malta FA) G: Goal, Y: Yellow, R: Red, Sub in: Substituted in, Sub out: Substituted Out,Missed Pen: Missed Penalty, Scored Pen: Scored Penalty, ©: Captain, (G): Goalkeeper.