Netherlands beat England to top group

Netherlands 2-1 England The Netherlands qualified for the semi-finals after coming from behind in Přeštice and clinching top spot with a game to spare.

Jill Baijings celebrates her opener for the Netherlands
Jill Baijings celebrates her opener for the Netherlands ©Sportsfile
  • Romée Leuchter heads the Dutch winner in the closing stages, taking them through as Group B winners
  • Both goalkeepers make excellent saves to keep things tight until the final few minutes of the first half
  • Aimee Palmer puts England in front with a shot from the edge of the area which goes in via the left-hand upright
  • Jill Baijings converts the rebound after her initial effort hits the crossbar to level for the Dutch
  • Netherlands through with 100% record from two games
  • England need point against Norway to join them in last four while Ireland are now eliminated
  • Monday in Group B: England v Norway, Netherlands v Republic of Ireland (both 14:00CET)
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