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England have booked their place in the semi finals of the UEFA Under-19 Championships after two late goals earned them a 2-1 victory over Italy in their second group match.
However Scotland's hopes have come to an end as they went down to a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Germany, which means they cannot progress to the last four.
England got off to the worst possible start as they fell behind to a sixth minute goal against the Italians, who took the lead from Francesca Vitale who headed home from a corner.
England struggled to find a way through as they sought to get back into the game and for long periods it looked as though they were heading for defeat.
In the second half, they piled on the pressure and with three minutes left on the clock, Toni Duggan drove home the equaliser.
As the game went into extra time, England grabbed a vital winning goal and confirmed their place in the last four. Again Duggan was heavily involved, this time her shot was parried by Italian goalkeeper Katia Schroffenegger but Lauren Bruton - who had come on as a substitute a minute earlier - was on hand to tuck home the rebound with her first touch of the game.
Scotland faced a tough task against Germany, needing a victory to get their tournament back on track. The Scots competed well during the first half but Germany struck a huge blow as Turid Knaak put them in front during first half injury time.
Rebecca Dempster levelled the scores midway through the second half but Knaak struck again three minutes later and Valeria Kleiner added a third from the penalty spot. Knaak completed her hat-trick during injury time and substitute Annika Doppler scored a fifth before the final whistle.
The final group matches will be played on Sunday and England need a victory against Germany if they are to finish on top, whilst Scotland will be seeking to salvage pride when they play Italy.
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