Germany 2-0 England Pollmann 35, 59
UEFA European Women's U19 Championship Finals
3pm, 7 July 2008
Germany's U19s took on England this afternoon in a repeat of the final of 12 months ago when Maren Meinert's side required extra-time to clinch their second successive UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship.
Marie Pollmann was the difference between the two sides as the German number nine bagged a brace to defeat Mo Marley's side. Pollmann opened the scoring on 35 minutes with a venomous 25 yard shot that flashed past the reach of England 'keeper Rebecca Spencer.
And it was Pollmann who sealed victory with a second goal on 59 minutes, getting onto the end of Kim Kulig's cross to extend Germany's lead.
Sweden meanwhile scored a goal in the fourth minute of added time to defeat Scotland 2-1, setting up a very tasty Auld Enemy clash on Thursday, with both sides looking for a win to set up an intriguing battle to reach the semi-finals.
1 Rebecca Spencer, 2 Chelsea Weston, 3 Claire Rafferty, 4 Remi Allen, 5 Sophie Bradley, 6 Gilly Flaherty, 7 Jade Moore (18 Jessica Holbrook, 85) 8 Elizabeth Edwards (15 Jordan Nobbs, 75) 9 Toni Duggan, 10 Brooke Chaplen, 11 Jessica Clarke
12 Ashlee Baker, 13 Georgie Giddings, 14 Michelle Hinnigan, 16 Jody Jacobs, 17 Isobel Christiansen
Pollmann 35, 59
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