Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH’s) national women’s soccer team won on Tuesday here the selection of Malta 2-0 in the second qualifying match for UEFA Women’s Championship 2021 in England.
The first half saw major ball possessions and defensive play by the host team, with several goal attempts, but unsuccessfully. The host team made several pressures on Malta’s defensive line, and in 11thminute, Aida Hadzic had the first opportunity to score.
The visiting team had its first chance on goal when Maria Farrugia shot from the edge but Dijana Haracic from BiH team managed to block.
However, hosts had to wait until the 72ndminute when Milena Nikolic scored the first goal to break down Maltese backline. Eight minutes later, in 80thminute of the play, visiting goalkeeper Janice Xuereb did not manage to defend and Nikolic from the host team scored for 2-0.
During the match, referee Cansu Tyrak from Turkey handed two yellow cards, one to Dajana Spasojevic from the host team and other to Nicole Sciberras from the visiting team.
BiH is in group B with Italy, Denmark, Israel, Malta, and Georgia and BiH is currently on the second place with 6 points, while Denmark is on the first place with the same number of points.
In the first qualifying match, BiH’s national soccer team won Georgia 7-1 on Friday, Aug.30.