Euro 2017 qualifier: Northern Ireland Women 1-8 Switzerland

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

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scotland3300141139
2Iceland3300120129
3Slovenia310239-63
4Belarus4103212-103
5North Macedonia3003110-90

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain22005146
2Finland32014226
3Portugal21017343
4R. of Ireland310226-43
5Montenegro200217-60

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France3300120129
2Romania42118627
3Greece21015413
4Ukraine201125-31
5Albania3003113-120

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden33007079
2Denmark32015146
3Poland32015416
4Slovakia31024313
5Moldova4004114-130

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany44002202212
2Croatia31115324
3Hungary3111213-114
4Russia201102-21
5Turkey4013112-111

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland3300151149
2Italy32019456
3Czech Republic21013303
4Northern Ireland210148-43
5Georgia4004116-150

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium2200110116
2Serbia32014136
3Bos-Herze4202511-66
4England11008083
5Estonia4004016-160

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria33006069
2Norway22008086
3Wales310247-33
4Israel201101-11
5Kazakhstan4013010-101
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