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England kept their hopes of qualifying for the UEFA Under-19 Championship Finals alive with a 3-0 victory over Hungary in their second group match in Kongsvinger.
However Mo Marley's side must beat group hosts Norway in their final group match on Tuesday to stand any chance of going through to the Finals in Wales, after the Norwegians ran out 5-2 winners over Serbia.
England took a tenth minute lead through captain Nikita Parris and Jess Sigsworth added a second shortly before half time. Katie Zelem rounded off the win twelve minutes from time with her third goal in two matches.
Scotland find themselves in the same position as England, requiring a win in their final match to keep alive any hopes of qualification following their 4-2 success against Ukraine at Hamilton.
Siobhan Hunter gave Scotland an eleventh minute lead which was cancelled out shortly afterwards by Marharyta Furmanova, but Claire Emslie ensured that the group hosts were back in front by half time. Kathryn Hill made it 3-1 six minutes into the second half and although Tamila Khimich ensured an anxious spell when she pulled a goal back, Caroline Weir wrapped up the points for Scotland with the fourth goal.
Scotland play Austria in their final group match at Livingston on Tuesday.
Northern Ireland meanwhile received a huge setback to their qualification chances as they were beaten 2-0 by Portugal in Coimbra. Two goals in a three minute spell during the second half from Vanessa Malho and Diana Silva gave Portugal the points and Alfie Wylie's side finish up against group leaders Finland on Tuesday.
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