Izzy Atkinson

Three Hammers in UEFA Women's Nations League action

Four West Ham United women's team players were involved in international action on Friday 1 December.

Izzy Atkinson helped Republic of Ireland maintain their 100% record in the UEFA Women's Nations League as they beat Hungary in a scrappy affair at the Tallaght Stadium. 

Atkinson played 56 minutes of the Group B1 tie, with the only goal of the contest coming not long after. Hungary captain Henrietta Csiszar slid into her own net on 64 minutes as she attempted to clear a cross delivered into a dangerous area by Heather Payne.

Jessie Stapleton was an unused substitute in the narrow win. 

The Girls in Green have already won promotion to League A and finish their campaign away to neighbours Northern Ireland at Windsor Park on Tuesday 5 December. 

Amber Tysiak

Elsewhere, Amber Tysiak and Lisa Evans faced one-another as Belgium and Scotland drew 1-1 at King Power at Den Dreef Stadium. 

Erin Cuthbert's superb effort from distance cancelled out Marie Detruyer's opener in Leuven, which meant that Scotland were relegated from League B. 

Amber Tysiak played the full 90 minutes in the draw, whilst Evans, who was playing in her 101st match for her country played 81 minutes before she was replaced by Lauren Davidson. 

Scotland will face England at Hampden Park in their final Nations League fixture, whilst Belgium face off against The Netherlands, knowing that there’s a chance they could still top the group if results go their way. 

Viviane Asseyi was an unused substitute as France confirmed their place in the Nations League finals with a convincing 3-0 victory over Austria at Roazhon Park in Rennes. 

Armadine Henry opened the scoring after only five minutes, before second half goals from Eugénie Le Sommer and Marie-Antoinette Katoto sealed the win. 

Asseyi will be hoping to get minutes in their final Nations League match against Portugal on Tuesday. 

Away from Nations League action, Keira Flannery helped England U19s to a superb 5-1 victory over Sweden U19s in the Algarve Cup.

Araya Dennis and Poppy Pritchard got England off to a good start, before Flannery assisted Freya Godfrey for the third goal of the contest after 30 minutes.

Pritchard added her second and England's fourth before half time, whilst Sweden were able to pull one back after the restart through Ida Bjornberg.

Substitute Mia Enderby would round off the game, adding the final goal in a dominant display. 

The Young Lionesses will play their third and final game of the tournament on Monday when they face the Netherlands (1pm GMT).


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