Spain and Italy begin route to EK by 2020, and, special, victory, Malta

Spain and Italy are Saturday with a thuiszege started on the kwalificatiereeks for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2020. Sweden and Switzerland also gained some. Malta recorded a memorable victory over Faroe islands.

The Spaniards were in group F, not easy with Norway, where the Vitesse midfielder Martin Ödegaard in the was and AZ-striker Björn Johnsen experienced. Thanks to used penalty kick of Sergio Ramos was 2-1.

Was half-way up the stand in Valencia 1-0 for the triple European champion by a hit of Rodrigo. In the 65th minute was surprisingly equal over Joshua King (penalty), but still remained the Norwegians puntloos.

Earlier in the day was Sweden in the same group with the same digits 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.

Malta won 2-1 and that was surprising. The number 182 of the FIFA rankings, beating the higher excited Faroe islands by goals of Kyrian Nwoko and Steve Borg (penalty kick).

Malta recorded the first victory in a competitive international match since June 7, 2013, when a world cup kwalificatieduel with Armenia in 0-1 it ended.


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Italy answers with Finns

In group J after the first turn of the game also three countries in the lead. One of those countries is Italy, in Udine with a 2-0 was too strong for Finland. Nicolò Barella and Moise Kean scored for the kwartfinalist of the previous european CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Bosnia-Herzegovina-Armenia ended in 2-1. Rade Krunic opened after half an hour the score and the lead was doubled Deni Milosevic, the Bosnian margin. Deep in injury time did Willem II’Aras Özbiliz from a penalty to give something back.

Greece also began to clear the road towards the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. On a visit to Liechtenstein was 0-2, and also it was here that both before as well as after peace scored. Konstantinos Fortounis and Anastasios Donis accounted for the goals.

Juventus-attacker Moise Kean certain the final score for Italy-Finland. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Also Switzerland and Ireland win

In group D ended Georgia-Switzerland and also in 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.

Joy in Switzerland after the opening goal by Steven Zuber in Georgia. ()

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