England Women’s U17s romped to an astonishing 10-0 win over Latvia in their opening Euro qualifier in Riga.
- UEFA Women's U17 Championship
- First Qualifying Round
- Saturday 14 October 2017
- Riga, Latvia
Hannah Griffin, Ebony Salmon and substitute Annabel Blanchard notched a goal apiece to complete the scoring.
John Griffiths’s Young Lionesses, who registered 58 shots on goal, take on Slovakia on Tuesday.
England (4-3-3): Fran Bentley (Manchester City), Phoebe Williams (Southampton), Lucy Roberts (Liverpool), Abbie Roberts (MK Dons), Asmita Ale (Aston Villa), Aimee Everett (Liverpool), Jessica Park (York City), Hannah Griffin (FC Saarbrucken), Lauren James (capt; Arsenal), Ebony Salmon (Aston Villa), Paige Bailey-Gayle (Arsenal).
Substitutes: Annabel Blanchard (Liverpool) for Salmon 41, Simran Jhamat (Liverpool) for Griffin 63, Lia Cataldo (Arsenal) for Ale 72.
Substitutes not used: Fran Stenson (Birmingham City), Naomi Hartley (Liverpool), Kiera Skeels (Southampton), Emma Brown (Teesside Girls), Ava Kuyken (Arsenal), Jess Woolley (Bristol City).
Goals: James 1, 15, 25, 53, Park 23, 54, 78, Salmon 33, Griffin 36, Blanchard 59.
Head coach: John Griffiths
Referee: Kateryna Usova (UKR)