Euro 2017 qualifier: Northern Ireland Women 1-8 Switzerland

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Northern Ireland's Rachel Furness in action against Switzerland

Northern Ireland's women suffered a heavy 8-1 defeat at home to a strong Switzerland side in Friday's Euro 2017 qualifying game at Mourneview Park.

The Swiss raced into a 5-0 lead inside 36 minutes through Fabienne Humm (two), Rahel Kiwic, Martina Moser and Florijana Ismaili.

Rachel Furness got Northern Ireland's solitary score with a superb long-range shot before the break.

But Group Six leaders Switzerland added three more goals in the second half.

Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic, substitute Barla Deplazes and Lara Dickenmann were the scorers after the break for the Swiss who have the maximum nine points from their first three qualifying fixtures.

Northern Ireland, who beat Georgia 3-0 in their opening qualifier, are on three points from two games.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 27th November 2015

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scotland Women3300141139
2Iceland Women3300120129
3Slovenia Women310239-63
4Belarus Women4103212-103
5Macedonia Women3003110-90

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain Women22005146
2Finland Women32014226
3Portugal Women21017343
4R. of Ireland Wom310226-43
5Montenegro Women200217-60

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France Women3300120129
2Romania Women42118627
3Greece Women21015413
4Ukraine Women201125-31
5Albania Women3003113-120

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden Women33007079
2Denmark Women32015146
3Poland Women32015416
4Slovakia Women31024313
5Moldova Women4004114-130

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany Women44002202212
2Croatia Women31115324
3Hungary Women3111213-114
4Russia Women201102-21
5Turkey Women4013112-111

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland Women3300151149
2Italy Women32019456
3Czech Rep Wom21013303
4N Ireland Wom210148-43
5Georgia Women4004116-150

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium Women2200110116
2Serbia Women32014136
3Bos-Herze Wom4202511-66
4England Women11008083
5Estonia Women4004016-160

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria Women33006069
2Norway Women22008086
3Wales Women310247-33
4Israel Women201101-11
5Kazakhstan Women4013010-101
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