#Lionesses U-19s begin Elite Round with 4-1 win

Ella Toone rounded off the scoring for England U-19s.

England defeated Israel 4-1 in their first match at the UEFA U-19 Elite Round qualifiers in Slovakia.

Bridget Galloway got the Young Lionesses off to the perfect start with a fifth-minute goal, which Aimee Palmer added to just after the half-hour.

Jessica Ngunga further extended the lead midway through the second half but Shira Elinav replied for Israel on 75 minutes.

Ella Toone then completed the scoring deep into stoppage-time.

Rehanne Skinner’s side next meet hosts Slovakia on Friday, before finishing up against Germany on Monday.

England U-19s: Katie Startup, Florence Allen, Poppy Pattinson, Esme Morgan, Hollie Olding (Grace Smith, 58), Hannah Cain, Ella Toone (C), Jessica Ngunga, Rebecca Rayner, Bridget Galloway (Lauren Hemp, 58), Aimee Palmer (Jessica Jones, 80)

Unused Subs: Emily Ramsey, Constance Schofield, Shania Hayles, Georgia Eaton-Collins, Amy Rodgers

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