Source: The FA

The young Lionesses beat Belarus 12-0

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England beat Belarus 12-0 in the UEFA Women’s U17 Championship moving them a step closer to the semi-finals.

In their first game of the competition they beat Norway 3-2 but this match was a different ball game with Ella Toone scoring after just 5 minutes and the young Lionesses were 4-0 up within 15 minutes.

Belarus could do nothing to stem the tide as seven of the Lionesses got on the score sheet.

England goalscorers: Ella Toone (5, 38), Anna Filbey (7, 19), Alessia Russo (15, 23), Georgia Stanway (29), Hannah Cain (71, 75), Ellie Brazil (80+1), Grace Smith (74, 80+5),

A point against Serbia in the final group match will seal a place in the last four of the Euros, with the top three teams in the competition qualifying for the FIFA Women’s U17 World Cup in Jordan.

England (4-5-1): 1 Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City); 15 Lois Joel (Chelsea), 12 Anna Patten (Arsenal), 5 Grace Smith (Aston Villa), 14 Kelsey Pearson (Blackburn Rovers); 17 Hannah Cain (Sheffield FC), 18 Anna Filbey (Arsenal), 2 Flo Allen (Bristol City), 10 Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), 16 Ella Toone (Blackburn Rovers); 7 Alessia Russo (Chelsea).

Substitutes: 9 Ellie Brazil (Birmingham City) for Russo 41, 11 Niamh Charles (Liverpool) for Filbey 56, 3 Taylor Hinds (Arsenal) for Joel 69.

Substitutes not used: 13 Katie Startup (Gillingham), 4 Hollie Olding (Brighton & Hove Albion), 6 Lotte Wubben-Moy (Arsenal), 8 Laura Hooper (Arsenal).

Head coach: John Griffiths

Referee: Ana Aguiar (Portugal)

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