Qualifying round (Group 5 : DEN / UKR / SCO / POR / SVK) - 28/09/2008 - 16:00CET (15:00 local time) - McDiarmid Park - Perth
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Scotland strike six for play-off berth

Published: Sunday 28 September 2008, 2.45CET
Scotland 6-0 Slovakia
Scotland are through to the qualifying play-offs after striking six without reply against Slovakia, including two for Julie Fleeting.
Scotland strike six for play-off berth
Pauline Hamill (right) celebrates scoring with Joanne Love and Julie Fleeting ©SFA
Published: Sunday 28 September 2008, 2.45CET

Scotland strike six for play-off berth

Scotland 6-0 Slovakia
Scotland are through to the qualifying play-offs after striking six without reply against Slovakia, including two for Julie Fleeting.

Scotland are through to the UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™ qualifying play-offs after striking six without reply against Slovakia.

Victory enough
Although a draw would have been enough for Scotland to ensure a top-three finish in Group 5, only a victory would have ensured their record was good enough to earn a two-legged tie next month as one of the four third-placed teams with the best record against the top quartet in their section across the six pools. And three goals in each half ensured Scotland will be drawn against one of the group runners-up on 6 October.

Fleeting double
Jennifer Beattie put Scotland into a 25th-minute lead when her cross evaded the head of Kim Little but sailed past Slovakia goalkeeper Lenka Gazdíková. Despite a good response from the visitors, just past the half-hour Julie Fleeting headed a second goal following good work from Little and Leanne Ross. Pauline Hamill's lob over Gazdíková made it 3-0 at the break after she latched on to a Michelle Kerr clearance. Not long after half-time Kim Little added to the scoreline with a low shot, fine reward for a busy performance in midfield. A Little free-kick was turned in by Fleeting and substitute Suzanne Grant completed the scoring late on.

'Over the moon'
Scotland manager Anna Signeul said: "We've made a bit of history today and the players and everyone associated with the team are over the moon. If we work as hard as we did today I think we have a good chance against anyone we might face in the play-offs." While Scotland can now look ahead to a possible debut in a senior women's finals, Slovakia have the consolation that their six-point tally is the highest of any of the five sides who progressed from the preliminary round to main qualifying.

Last updated: 27/03/13 6.25CET

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Lineups

Scotland

Scotland

Slovakia

Slovakia

4
DiekeIfeoma Dieke
Yellow Card73
7
BojdováIvana Bojdová
Substitution67
1
FayGemma Fay (GK)
3
BudošováAndrea Budošová
11
HamillPauline Hamill
Goal38
Substitution75
8
FeckováDana Fecková
Substitution77
5
KerrMichelle Kerr
1
GazdíkováLenka Gazdíková (GK)
8
LittleKim Little
Goal51
17
KlechováVeronika Klechová
Substitution87
6
LoveJoanne Love
Yellow Card45
13
KolenováEva Kolenová (C)
7
McbrideKirsty Mcbride
Substitution72
16
LukácsováMarcela Lukácsová
14
L. RossLeanne Ross
10
OndrušováLucia Ondrušová
9
SneddonMegan Sneddon
6
ZubkováMaria Zubková
3
BeattieJennifer Beattie
Goal26
18
IštókováKatarina Ištóková
Yellow Card53
10
FleetingJulie Fleeting (C)
Goal32
Goal68
Yellow Card75
Substitution80
4
MeszaroszovaNana Meszaroszova

Substitutes

15
FergusonJulie Ferguson
12
KorenčiováMaria Korenčiová (GK)
13
GrantSuzanne Grant
Substitution75
Goal86
9
ŠarabokováVeronika Šaraboková
Substitution67
12
HutchesonJoanna Hutcheson (GK)
15
KomairikovaAndrea Komairikova
Substitution77
2
JonesRhonda Jones
14
SkovrankovaZuzana Skovrankova
Substitution87
16
McdonaldAmy Mcdonald
Substitution80
5
CerovskáKristína Cerovská
17
BrownFrankie Brown
2
MravíkováLenka Mravíková
18
N.RossNatalie Ross
Substitution72
11
RasovcovaMartina Rasovcova

Coach

Anna Signeul (SWE) Zsolt Pakusza (SVK)

Referee

Cristina Dorcioman (ROU)

Assistant referees

Monica Rigo (ROU), Elena Musetoiu (ROU)

Fourth official

Morag Pirie (SCO)

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