England U17s hit double-figures to beat Estonia

Saturday 03 Oct 2015
The Lionesses, ahead of their game with Germany at St. George's Park
England Under-17s hit double figures for the second time in two days on Saturday, with a 13-0 win over Estonia.

The Young Lionesses began their First Qualifying Round for this season’s Euro Championships with a 13-0 against Croatia on Thursday.

Estonia 0-13 England

UEFA Women's Euro U17 Championship
First Round Qualifying
2pm, Saturday 3 October 2015
Le Coq Arena, Tallinn

And John Griffiths’ side equalled that scoreline with their victory over the hosts in Tallinn to build on their incredible start to their Euro campaign.

Alessia Russo led the charge with a hat-trick and there were braces for captain Georgia Stanway and Niamh Charles, with further strikes coming from Anna Patten, Isabella Sibley, Taylor Hinds and a goal apiece for subs Tinaya Alexander, Ellie Olding and Lotte Wubben-Moy.

England will round off the group when they face Poland on Tuesday afternoon.

England (4-3-3): 13 Katie Startup (Gillingham); 2 Lois Joel (Chelsea), 5 Riva Casley (Oxford United), 12 Anna Patten (Arsenal), 3 Taylor Hinds (Arsenal); 17 Ella Toone (Blackburn Rovers), 8 Jessie Jones (South West Regional Excellence Camp), 11 Niamh Charles (Liverpool); 18 Isabella Sibley (Chelsea), 9 Alessia Russo (Chelsea), 10 Georgia Stanway (Manchester City) (c)

Substitutes: 16 Tinaya Alexander (Arsenal) for Russo 49, 4 Ellie Olding (Brighton & Hove Albion) for Stanway 41, 6 Lotte Wubben-Moy (Arsenal) for Patten 57

Subs not used: 1 Ellie Roebuck, 14 Flo Allen, 7 Hannah Cain, 15 Laura Hooper

Goals: Russo 4, 15, 46, Charles 9, 28, Patten 21, Stanway 31, 33 (p), Sibley 42, Hinds 53, Alexander 59, Olding 61

Head coach: John Griffiths

By FA Staff