Mary Earps cannot save Lionesses this time as Alex Greenwood & Georgia Stanway errors gift Oranje victory
GOAL.COM says Sarina Wiegman’s return to her homeland didn’t go to plan as the 2023 Women’s World Cup runners-up succumbed to a late goal in Utrecht.
England succumbed to a late and dramatic defeat to the Netherlands on Tuesday night in a result that blows their UEFA Women’s Nations League group wide open, with Renate Jansen’s thunderous 90th-minute winner ensuring an unsuccessful return home for Lionesses head coach Sarina Wiegman.
England struggled to get into the game in Utrecht and the Dutch got their deserved lead just after half time. Jackie Groenen blocked Georgia Stanway’s clearance and it ricocheted right into the path of the seemingly offside Danielle van de Donk, but the flag stayed down and she picked out Lieke Martens, who curled the ball into the top corner.