England Women’s woes continue at hands of Canada’s Viens and Prince

England Women’s woes continue at hands of Canada’s Viens and Prince

The Guardian

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  • England 0-2 Canada
  • Goals from Evelyne Viens (3) and Nichelle Prince (86)

A woefully toothless England suffered a ninth defeat in 14 games after two calamitous goals, from Evelyne Viens in the third minute and Nichelle Prince at the close, gave Canada this win against the team ranked two places above them.

England’s interim manager, Hege Riise, was left ruing the errors – with Demi Stokes and the offside flag at fault for the opener and the goalkeeper Karen Bardsley caught out for the second – and not enough cutting edge. “We need to look at how we can create the chances that we need,” she said. “The mistakes are what get us.”

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