Women's European Championship Qualifying
Bos-HerzeBosnia and Herzegovina0EnglandEngland1

Bosnia-Herzegovina Women 0-1 England Women

England women kept their Euro 2017 qualifying campaign on track with a narrow victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Karen Carney was the match winner late on, bundling home after initially hitting the crossbar.

Defender Alex Greenwood came close with a free-kick which was tipped on to the bar by the Bosnia goalkeeper in a goalless first half.

England, with three wins and a draw so far, are one point behind Group G leaders Belgium with a game in hand.

The eight group winners and six best runners-up qualify automatically for the finals, while the other two group runners-up go on to a play-off in October.

England can virtually guarantee a top-two spot in Group G with back-to-back wins over Serbia in June.

Goalkeeper Karen Bardsley retained her place in the side against Bosnia despite an error in the draw against Belgium, while winger Carney was given a start after impressing as a substitute in the same game.

England dominated possession, with the home side showing little attacking intent and their keeper Almina Hodzic in inspired form.

She saved well from a Jill Scott strike and brilliantly tipped over Jordan Nobbs' effort just before the hour mark.

Hodzic also pushed away shots from Fran Kirby, but having touched Carney's initial strike on to the bar, she could do nothing as the Chelsea Ladies winger stuck in the rebound.

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Hodzic, Radljic, Spahic, Hasanbegovic, Aleksic, Seslija (Hadzic 94), Hadzic, Nikolic, Spahic, Kulis (Lihovic 84), Piskic

Subs not used: Jasarevic, Skoric, Stanic, Islamovic, Sakotic.

Bookings: Hadzic 52

England: Bardsley, A Scott (Duggan 85), Greenwood, Nobbs, Houghton, Stoney (Bronze 67), Davison, Williams (Kirby 67), Aluko, J Scott, Carney

Subs not used: Telford, Flaherty, Bassett, Stokes

Goals: Carney 86

Referee: Simona Ghisletta (Swi)

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Tuesday 12th April 2016

  • KazakhstanKazakhstan0WalesWales4
  • Bos-HerzeBosnia and Herzegovina0EnglandEngland1
  • MontenegroMontenegro1FinlandFinland7
  • BelarusBelarus0IcelandIceland5
  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic4GeorgiaGeorgia1
  • SlovakiaSlovakia2PolandPoland1
  • GermanyGermany2CroatiaCroatia0
  • SpainSpain3R. of IrelandRepublic of Ireland0
  • RussiaRussia3HungaryHungary3
  • ItalyItaly3Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland1
  • SloveniaSlovenia8North MacedoniaNorth Macedonia1
  • BelgiumBelgium6EstoniaEstonia0

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scotland55002722515
2Iceland44001701712
3Slovenia52031213-16
4Belarus5104217-153
5North Macedonia5005228-260

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain66002121918
2Finland430111389
3R. of Ireland520379-26
4Portugal410389-13
5Montenegro5005226-240

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France66002002018
2Ukraine63121110110
3Romania52128717
4Greece5203912-36
5Albania6006322-190

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden44001001012
2Slovakia630310739
3Denmark42115147
4Poland52126607
5Moldova5005118-170

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany66003003018
2Hungary6222717-108
3Croatia62138717
4Russia412145-15
5Turkey6015121-201

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland55002231915
2Italy530213769
3Czech Republic420289-16
4Northern Ireland3102511-63
5Georgia5005220-180

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium53201921711
2England43101111010
3Serbia Women42115237
4Bos-Herze6204513-86
5Estonia5005022-220

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria54011221012
2Norway44001001012
3Wales521210917
4Israel402224-22
5Kazakhstan6015120-191
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