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Ebony Salmon brace helps England Women's U19s to Euro qualifying win over Belarus

Saturday 05 Oct 2019
Missy Bo Kearns played the full 90 minutes as England made it two wins from two

Ebony Salmon scored twice as England earned a 3-0 win over Belarus to progress to the elite qualifying round of the UEFA Women’s U19 Championship.

The Bristol City forward struck twice in four minutes just after the hour mark, with Jess Park, the Young Lionesses’ hat-trick hero in their opening-day demolition of Cyprus, adding a third in the final minute.

Emma Coates’s side will take on Serbia, who have also made it through the first qualifying round, on Tuesday to determine the winners of Group 11.

England (3-4-3): 1 Frances Stenson (Blackburn Rovers - on loan from Arsenal); 6 Kiera Skeels (Reading), 5 Naomi Hartley (capt; Sheffield United), 15 Abbie Roberts (Rutgers University); 7 Katie Bradley (Manchester City), 8 Molly Pike (Everton), 4 Missy Bo Kearns (Liverpool), 3 Beth Roberts (Stoke City); 19 Libby Smith (Leicester City), 9 Ebony Salmon (Bristol City), 10 Ava Kuyken (University of Florida State).

Substitutes: 16 Jessica Park (Manchester City) for Kuyken 62, 11 Holly Manders (Durham) for Bradley 65, 17 Aimee Everett (Leicester City) for Pike 82, 14 Lucy Roberts (University of South Florida) for Abbie Roberts 82.

Substitutes not used: 13 Rose Kite (Southampton Women's FC - on loan from Reading), 2 Asmita Ale (Aston Villa), 12 Simran Jhamat (Leicester City), 18 Annabel Blanchard (Leicester City), 20 Phoebe Williams (Southampton).

Goals: Salmon 62, 64, Park 90

Head coach: Emma Coates

By Glenn Lavery