FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

Spain and Germany qualify for world finals

England v Spain - UEFA Women s Under 19 Championship
  • Germany and Spain qualify for 2020 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
  • Olga Camona's goal against England proves enough for La Rojita
  • Germany thrash Belgium 5-0 to reach tenth successive U-20 world finals

Spain and Germany booked their tickets to the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship Scotland 2019, therefore sealing their places at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in 2020.

In the second matchday of Group B Spain first edged England 1-0 to confirm their place in the continental tournament's last four. Olga Camona scored the winning goal in the 22nd minute for La Rojita, finishing off a cross sent in by Eva Navarro.

Spain reached the final of the last edition of the U-20 Women's World Cup in France in 2018 and will be playing in their fourth U-20 Women's World Cup next year.

Germany became the second team to secure their place at the U-20 Women's World Cup next year as they thrashed Belgium 5-0 in Perth. Die Nationalelf won thanks to a brace from Nicole Anyomi and goals by Paulina Krumbiegel, Melissa Kossler and Lisa Ebert.

With the convincing win, Germany kept their run of qualifying for every U-20 Women's World Cup intact. The three-time champions, along with fellow qualifiers Spain, will be a contender to lift the trophy next year.

UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship group stage results:

16 July:
Group A
Norway 0-5 Netherlands
Scotland 1-2 France

Group B
Spain 2-0 Belgium
England 1-2 Germany

19 July:
Group A
Netherlands 1-3 France
Scotland 0-4 Norway

Group B
England 0-1 Spain
Belgium 0-5 Germany

22 July
Group A
Netherlands 4-0 Scotland
France 3-3 Norway

Group B
Germany 0-0 Spain
Belgium 0-1 England

25 July: Semi-finals

28 July: Final
17:00: St Mirren Park, Paisley

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