Malta U19 will play against Italy U19 today for the Matchday 1 2023 UEFA European Under-19 Championship group stage.
Malta U19 qualified for the U19 Championship
directly as hosts of the tournament.
Their recent form has been very poor, losing four of their last five games to Scotland 3-1, Croatia 2-1, Portugal 2-1 and Poland 5-1. The only victory was secured at home against Albania U19.
This is going to be the 5th appearance for Malta in the UEFA U19 Championship.
Italy U19 advanced to the final tournament by winning Group 2 ahead of Germany, Belgium and Slovenia with five points.
Even though they slipped against Slovenia (0-0), Azzurri had solid displays versus Germany (won 3-2) and Belgium (2-2). Luca D’Andrea was the top scorer with two goals.
Italy U19 reached the finals in the UEFA U19 Championship in 2018 and 2016 but lost both times to Portugal and France.
Malta U19 vs Italy U19: TV Channel and Live Streaming
Greece: IS 3
Italy: RaiPlay, RAI Sport 1
Poland: TVP Sports App
Portugal: RTP Play
Switzerland: RAI Sports 1