#YoungLionesses make winning start at Nordic U-23 Tournament

Photo: @RoversLadies

England defeated Nordic U-23 Tournament hosts Norway 1-0 at Sarpsborg Stadium on Wednesday evening, 29th August.

Blackburn Rovers’ Natasha Flint got the only goal of the game 9 minutes before the break, beating goalkeeper Oda Maria Hove Bogstad to the ball and turning back to curl it into the top corner.

England’s second game in the four-nation competition seems them face the USA on Friday afternoon, before finishing against Sweden on Monday.

The US began by beating Sweden 2-0 with a goal in each half, Rachel Hill opening the scoring 2 minutes before half-time and Imani Dorsey doubling the lead with 9 minutes left.