England Women’s Under 19s are in Slovakia to play two friendly matches as preparation for their European Championship qualifiers next spring.
Their first match, against Spain, was a tough opener and they were 3-1 down at half time. After the break Spain extended their lead before England once again got on the scoreboard. Spain made it 5-2 before the final whistle.
England will hope to fare better against Slovakia on Sunday.
Goalscorers for England: Mollie rouse and Chloe Kelly.
England: 13 Charlotte Haynes (Yeovil Town), 2 Eloise Wilson (Reading), 6 Paula Howells (London Bees), 7 Evie Clarke (Arsenal), 8 Mollie Rouse (Aston Villa), 11 Chloe Kelly (Arsenal), 14 Keira Walsh (C; Manchester City), 15 Grace Fisk (Millwall Lionesses), 16 Gabrielle George (Everton), 19 Mollie Green (Liverpool), 20 Zoe Cross (Chelsea)
Substitutes: 4 Georgia Allen (Arsenal) for Cross 53, 18 Rianna Dean (Arsenal) for Green 53, 10 Sophie Stamp (Doncaster Rovers Belles) for Clarke 76
Substitutes not used: 1 Kirstie Levell (Everton), 3 Serena Fletcher (Liverpool), 5 Chiara Ritchie-Williams (Arsenal), 9 Emma Kelly (Sunderland), 12 Danielle Brown (Sunderland), 17 Lucy Loomes (London Bees)
You can see more about the U19s at the FA