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Final tournament - Group stage - Group B

Netherlands - England
2-1
 

Netherlands - England 2-1 - 05/05/2017 - Match page - Women's Under-17 2017

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Netherlands beat England to top group

Published: Friday 5 May 2017, 17.00CET
Netherlands beat England to top group
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)

Match statistics

Netherlands
England

2

Goals scored

1

15

Total attempts

13

4

on target

6

8

off target

4

3

blocked

3

2

against woodwork

2

6

Corners

5

0

Offsides

3

1

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

9

Fouls committed

2

1

Fouls suffered

9

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.

    Ben Gladwell, reporter: Leuchter's late goal takes the Netherlands into the semi-finals as group winners with England's destiny now to be decided in their final group fixture against Norway. For the Republic of Ireland, this result means they are eliminated before facing the Dutch in their final group game.
  • Goal
    77
    Leuchter (Netherlands) scores!

    Romée Leuchter heads the Dutch in front from a corner and they are now heading to the top of the group and a place in the semi-finals, but still a few minutes to go.
  • Substitution
    76
    O'Donnell (in) - Syme (out) (England)
  • Substitution
    69
    Dessing (in) - Ter Beek (out) (Netherlands)
  • Substitution
    58
    Geraedts (in) - Van De Westeringh (out) (Netherlands)

See also