Sweden and Switzerland are in the hunt for a ticket for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2020 to a good start. The same applies to Malta, which for the first time in almost six years, an official international match won.
In group F was Sweden in house too strong for Romania. Was halfway in Solna 2-0 (hits Robin Quaison and Viktor Claesson), then Claudiu Keseru the tension back. It remained at 2-1.
The Swedes should take the lead in the group for the time being though to Malta, because the number 182 of the FIFA ranking was 2-1 too strong for Faroe islands. Kyrian Nwoko and Steve Borg (penalty) ensured a memorable victory.
The goal of the Faroe islands, the number 98 of the world, fell deep into injury time. Malta recorded the first official victory since June 7, 2013, when a world cup kwalificatieduel with Armenia in 0-1 it ended.
Later on Saturday Spain-Norway was on the program in group F. kick off in the stadium of Valencia is at 20: 45.
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Also Swiss and Irish win
In group D ended Georgia-Switzerland 0-2. The openingsdoelpunt fell in the 57th minute and came in the name of Steven Zuber. In the final scored even Denis Zakaria on behalf of the visitors, that the whole race were stronger.
The Swiss did four times on the european CHAMPIONSHIP. The last time was in 2016, when Poland in the eighth finals was too strong. Georgia, with old-Vitessenaar Guram Kashia ascended the throne, was never present at the final tournament.
Also Ireland won the first match in group d Thanks to a goal from Jeff Hendrick was the tiny Gibraltar narrowly with 0-1 records.
In group J are Saturday night still in Italy, Finland, Bosnia & Herzegovina-Armenia and Liechtenstein-Greece on the program. The matches all start at 20.45 hours.
Joy in Switzerland after the opening goal by Steven Zuber in Georgia. ()
View the results, the standings and the program in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS-qualification