Belgium, who levelled just before half-time when Tessa Wullaert got in behind Carter and Bright and slotted a low finish past Earps, went 3-2 up when Wullaert tucked her spot-kick into the corner after Georgia Stanway had been penalised for a handball in the area. The defeat leaves England third in the group and now needing other results to go their way in December for them to have any chance of reaching February’s Nations League semi-finals and final, with only the best two-performing sides joining hosts France at the Olympics next summer.

Match details

Belgium (5-4-1) Evrard; Cayman, Kees, De Caigny, De Neve (Wijnants 41), Deloose; Blom (Delacauw 74), Vanhaevermaet, Missipo, Detruyer (Daniels 74); Wullaert (Janssens 89). 
Subs Lemey (g), Lichtfus (g), Philtjens, Van Belle, Littel, Iliano, Vangheluwe, Fon. Booked Detruyer, Missipo, Janssens.

England (4-3-3) Earps; Bronze, Bright, Greenwood (Carter 32), Charles; Stanway, Walsh, Kirby (Toone 68); Hemp, Russo (Daly 68), Kelly. 
Subs Hampton (g), Roebuck (g), Keating (g), Morgan, Zelem, Wubben-Moy, Clinton, Le Tissier, Park.

Referee Esther Staubli (Switzerland). Attendance 7,235.

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