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2 months ago

ENGLAND STAGE SENSATIONAL FIGHTBACK TO KEEP NATIONS LEAGUE HOPES ALIVE

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2 months ago

Britain kept Extraordinary England's Olympic bid bursting at the seams with a mixing fightback from two objectives down to beat the Netherlands 3-2 in the Ladies' Countries Association on Friday.

The Lionesses were at risk for a third loss in Gathering A1 after Lineth Beerensteyn scored a first-half support for the Dutch at Wembley.

That would have finished Group GB's expectations of highlighting in the following year's Olympics in Paris.

Yet, Sarina Wiegman's side fought back with two objectives one after another from Georgia Stanway and Lauren Hemp not long before the hour mark.

Britain substitute Ella Toone finished the exciting getaway act in the primary moment of stoppage time to the pleasure of the 71 632 group.


With second-put Britain and gathering pioneers the Netherlands both beating each other by one objective, the pair are isolated by objective contrast rather than their straight on record.

World Cup other participants Britain will arrive at February's Countries Association finals with a success over Scotland at Hampden Park in their keep going gathering match on Tuesday, gave the Netherlands don't beat Belgium.

Group GB can meet all requirements for the Olympics assuming designated country Britain come to the Countries Association finals and advance to the last.

Extraordinary England would likewise seal an Olympic compartment assuming Britain finish third in the Countries Association finals, if France make the last.

Friday's other Group A1 match ended in a 1-1 draw between Belgium and Scotland.