The Scottish Football Association

News

Scotland defeat Italy at Cyprus Women's Cup

Monday, 11 March 2013


Cyprus Women's Cup - Group A
Italy 1-2 Scotland
Monday 11 March, kick-off 2.30 pm
GSZ Stadium, Larnaca

Gama 75; J Ross 17, Jones 63

Scotland finished third in Cyprus Women's Cup Group A after a 2-1 win over Italy in Larnaca this afternoon.



Anna Signeul's side finished the group stage on a high, after a thrilling 4-4 draw against England on Friday and a narrow 1-0 defeat to New Zealand in the opening match.

Goals in each half from Jane Ross and Rhonda Jones completed a double victory over Italy, after Scotland women's under-19s recorded a 7-3 win in La Manga yesterday.

Scotland looked comfortable throughout the first half, and Ross opened the scoring in the 17th minute, after good link-up play with Kim Little and Jo Love.

Defender Jones doubled the lead in the second half when she headed in from a Little free-kick.

Sara Gama pulled one back for Italy with 15 minutes remaining, but Scotland remained in front to seal victory over the side ranked  12 places above them at 11 in the world.

Scotland will now face The Netherlands in the 5th/6th place play-off on Wednesday.

The last time the two sides met at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup, Scotland came from behind to win 2-1 - their first ever victory over The Netherlands.

Scotland:
Fay (GK) (C), Brown, Lauder (McSorley, 88), Jones, Beattie, Love (L Ross, 57), Sneddon, Crichton (Grant, 73), Mitchell (J Murray 81), Little, J Ross (Malone 84).
Unused subs: Lynn (GK), Evans, Docherty).

Next match:

Cyprus Women's Cup - 5th/6th place play-off
Scotland v The Netherlands
Wednesday 13 March, kick-off 2.00 pm
GSP Stadium, Nicosia

Photo: Lorraine Hill

 


<< Back

RELATED NEWS

Narrow defeat in Cyprus Women''s Cup opener

Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Scotland and England share spoils in eight-goal thriller

Friday, 08 March 2013

WU19s record emphatic 7-3 win over Italy

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Links

RELATED ITEMS

Get your tickets now


Scotland on Facebook


Scotland on youtube


RSS Feed

Gordon Strachan welc...Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Watch Scotland national coach Gordon Strachan joining the Queen's Baton Relay this morning, as Hampden Park prepares to ... Read More...
Under-16 squad named...Mon, 21 Jul 2014
3rd Copa Mexico de Naciones 2014 (U16 International Tournament) Mexico City, Mexico 30 July – 12 August 2014 ... Read More...
Home youth national ...Mon, 21 Jul 2014
Home match information for Scotland’s youth national teams have been announced for the remainder of 2014.   ... Read More...
Scotland bow out of ...Mon, 21 Jul 2014
UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championships Scotland 0-5 Norway Monday 21st July, kick-off 7pm (6pm GMT) Sarpsborg ... Read More...
Grant ready for "big...Sun, 20 Jul 2014
UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championships Scotland vs Norway Monday 21st July, kick-off 7pm Sarpsborg Stadion, Nor ... Read More...
Explore More...
adidas Carling Vauxhall