#WU17EURO Elite QR: Back to back wins for Young Lionesses

England’s Keri Matthews and Szandra Ploner of Hungary. (Photo: MLSZ)

It’s now two wins from two in the UEFA Women’s U-17 Elite Round qualifiers for Gemma Grainger’s England side but Wales began with a 4-0 beating by Belgium.

England made it two wins from as many games without conceding when defeating Group 1 hosts Hungary 3-0. Eleanor Dale hit a quick brace around the half-hour mark and Fran Stables entered the field at the start of the second half and promptly completed the scoring.

Greece beat Georgia 3-0 with three first-half goals in the other Group 1 game.

Wales were beaten 4-0 by Belgium, for whom Tess Wils, Tine Lemmens, Hannah Eurlings and Geena-Leesa Buyle shared the spoils.

Also in Group 7 the tie between Finland and Austria finished 1-1, Vilma Koivisto’s penalty cancelled out by Lilli Purtscheller.

In Group 6 Denmark defeated Iceland 2-0 with Mathilde Carstens and substitute Comelia Kramer on target, Italy defeated Slovenia by a similar score, Michela Giordano and Anna Catelli on target.

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