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England had to settle for the runners-up spot in their UEFA Under-19 Championships group after their final game ended in a 2-1 defeat to Germany.
The result means that Mo Marley's side will have to play Holland in the semi finals on Wednesday after the Dutch topped Group B with a 100% record.
The Germans took a 12th minute lead through Annika Doppler and Turid Knaak doubled their advantage, before Lauren Bruton renewed English hopes by pulling a goal back in first half injury time.
After the break. injuries reduced Germany to ten players but England could not find a breakthrough, going closest when Isobel Christiansen struck the post from a free kick.
Scotland meanwhile ensured they went home with a point under their belts as they came from two goals behind to earn a 3-3 draw with Italy.
Barbara Bonansea's early goal was cancelled out by a neat finish from Sarah Ewens but Italy raced into a 3-1 lead at the interval with further strikes from Michela Franco and Francesca Vitale.
Midway through the second half, Rebecca Dempster brought Scotland back into the game when she latched onto a bad back pass to round the goalkeeper and slot home and Dempster ensured her side a share of the spoils when she finished off a cross from Lisa Robertson.
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