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France beat Czech hosts in front of competition-record crowd

Czech Republic 1-2 France
A competition-record 10,219 crowd saw the hosts come up short in their Group A opener, Melvine Malard scoring both France goals.

Melvine Malard wheels away after scoring against the Czech Republic
Melvine Malard wheels away after scoring against the Czech Republic ©Sportsfile
  • Melvine Malard opens scoring with sweet half-volley from edge of the box
  • Andrea Stašková passes up fine chance to equalise from Eliška Dvořáková's ball
  • Malard scores France's second following Selma Bacha corner
  • Dvořáková's low ball from the right sets up Gabriela Šlajsová to score for Czechs
  • Mickaela Cardia misses penalty and is denied by Olivie Lukášová in a late one-on-one
  • Crowd of 10,219 at Doosan Arena – a Women's U17 best and Czech record for a women's game
  • Next games (Friday): Czech Republic v Spain, Germany v France
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