There have been a lot of Manchester United stars in motion final night time for his or her international locations and it was a bitter-sweet mixture of outcomes.
Each Scotland and Wales had their play-offs as they tried to qualify for the World Cup.
Martha Thomas began for Scotland and Kirsty Hanson, who’s at present on mortgage to Aston Villa, was on the bench.
Regardless of their finest efforts in entrance of 10,708 followers at Hampden Park, it was the Republic of Eire that edged it as they gained 1-0.
Ex-Crimson Diane Caldwell was an integral a part of that Eire workforce that made historical past in qualifying for the World Cup subsequent 12 months.
In the meantime, Wales confronted Switzerland and United’s Hayley Ladd and Carrie Jones had been on the beginning sheet.
Wales took the lead earlier than the hosts equalised and because it appeared as if penalties would ensue Switzerland broke Welsh hearts within the ultimate minute of additional time.
Elsewhere, Aissantou Tounkara was despatched off for France of their pleasant in opposition to Sweden however they nonetheless went on to win 3-0.
It was a proud second for United keeper Mary Earps although as she was given the captain’s armband by Millie Vivid after she went off in England’s pleasant in opposition to the Czech Republic.
— Manchester United Ladies (@ManUtdWomen) October 12, 2022
Earps has been very open up to now about how she thought her England profession was over previous to Wiegman’s appointment.
Nonetheless, she labored onerous with the goalkeeping coaches, stayed match and excelled for each membership and nation to grow to be England’s first selection keeper.
She pulled off some glorious saves within the Euros to assist the Lionesses elevate the trophy and is a nicely appreciated member of the workforce.
Though England couldn’t style a winner, Earps saved a clear sheet to maintain England’s unbeaten run going as they drew 0-0.
The ladies will regroup with their fellow Reds now as consideration turns again to the WSL and United’s recreation in opposition to Brighton on Sunday.
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