Once leading 2-0, the European champions and vice-world champions finally defeated the Netherlands this Friday, in the Women’s Nations League.
The England women’s team, trailing by two goals, snatched a 3-2 victory in added time against the Netherlands in the Nations League, a result which helps maintain hopes of British qualification for the Olympic Games 2024. The European champions and vice-world champions overcame a two-goal half-time handicap by scoring three goals in the second half, including one by incoming Ella Toone a minute after the end regulation time (90th+1).
The Netherlands remain at the top of the group with nine points, the same total as the English, second due to an unfavorable goal difference. The Lionesses will have to win their final match against Scotland on Tuesday in Glasgow and hope for a defeat or a draw for the Dutch against Belgium (3rd, 8 pts) to take first place, synonymous with the Nations League semi-finals. . The finalists of the League of Nations are qualified for the Olympic Games, or even the winner of the match for third place if France, the automatically qualified host country, reaches the final.