TE24 Sports Desk:
Beth Mid’s hat-trick defeated Norway 6-0 and England recorded the biggest win in the history of the European Championship as they secured a place in the quarter-finals on Monday.
Selina Weifman’s side beat Scotland 6-0 in 2017 to score six goals in the first half in the process of breaking their women’s European record.
The team that scored eight goals in the European Championship was neither male nor female until the game against Norway, where England’s incredible score overwhelmed Brighton.
Georgia unlocked Stanway’s 12-minute penalty and Lauren Hemp scored three minutes later.
Ellen White and Mid both scored twice in the first half to put Norway back.
Home base, backed by its position as the primary candidate to win the tournament, England showed no mercy after the break.
Alessia Rousseau scored a record seven goals and scored a hat-trick to win the Mid Lions excellent performance.
England’s win guarantees that they will end up in Group One game to go as leaders. They will meet Northern Ireland at the Southampton Dead Gam on Friday and return to Brighton on Wednesday within a week to runners-up in Germany, Spain and Group B in the quarter-finals.
When England’s unbeaten run under Weifman was extended to 16 games with 14 wins, 28,847 spectators listened to the stunning performance and said, “Soccer is back.”
“It was a very special night. I didn’t expect such a big win, but I played very well. We actually tried their weaknesses and were very happy, but at the same time it’s just a game.” Wegman says.
“What’s going on here? It went through my head. Norway had no answer. We had a lot of fun creating opportunities, scoring goals and watching.
“We have shown how good we are. If we pass, we will be tested at a higher level. We have to improve in every game.”
Mid added: .. “I really enjoy my football. I love being part of this team. Honestly, it’s amazing to feel what I’m doing now. “Girls need to enjoy it. We need to enjoy these moments.”
Northern Ireland, who lost 2-0 to Austria last Monday, are now out. Norway is expected to be in 3rd place and Austria in 2nd place
Title candidate, has 3 points in two games.
They will face off in a penalty shootout on Friday to determine the group’s other quarter-final qualifiers.
England started the campaign by beating Austria 1-0 at Old Trafford last week.
However, this exciting double was far from the goal barrier that fell on Norway. Stanway Gross Petersen was punished throughout after Maria Trisdtil fouled White.
Three minutes later, England scored again when Mids Cross Hemp’s ball flicked home. Initially flagged offside, a goal was awarded on the VAR check. In the 29th minute,
White Thorisdattir took advantage of the slope to win the ball, go ahead in the box and score home. Was next
Mid, who bowed from Hemp’s cross in the 34th minute and fired at Petersen in the 38th minute.
Three minutes later, White Lions increased the record number to 52, and when he met Fran Kirby’s delivery, he returned to a remote post.
Rousseau was in the 7th minute and Lucy headed in a bronze cross. After that, Deadly Mid ended the great night by scoring the fourth goal of the tournament.