Euro 2017: Czech Republic 3-0 Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland striker Simone Magill scored the fastest ever women's international goal against Georgia last Friday
Northern Ireland's Simone Magill scored the fastest ever goal in women's international football last Friday

Northern Ireland women's hopes of qualifying for Euro 2017 faded with a 3-0 away defeat to the Czech Republic.

A third-minute goal from Lucie Vonkova and a second by Klara Cahynova left the visitors trailing 2-0 at half time in Stadion Strelnice on Tuesday night.

Eva Bartonova scored from a corner after 65 minutes to seal victory for the Czechs who moved clear in third.

Switzerland and Italy, who set the pace in Group 6, will be Northern Ireland's final opponents in September.

Northern Ireland's women defeated bottom-placed Georgia 4-0 at Solitude on Friday and travelled to the Czech Republic targeting at least a third-place finish.

However they were comprehensively beaten, with the home side managing nine shots on target compared to Northern Ireland's one.

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