The Oranjevrouwen Tuesday narrowly to loss of points escapes into the world cup kwalificatieduel with Slovakia. Lieke Martens shot in Heerenveen in overtime the only goal: 1-0.
Orange had it in the Abe Lenstra Stadium very long difficult with Slovakia. Keepster Maria Korenciova turned out to be a huge obstacle for the team of coach Sarina Wiegman. It was only just before time beaten by Martens.
By the victory going to the Netherlands is still on top in world cup qualifying group 3. Orange has nineteen points and that there are four more than Norway, which earlier in the evening with a 1-0 won in Ireland. The Norwegians have a match less played.
In september, connect Orange qualifying with an away game in Oslo against Norway, and it is sufficient for a tie for group profit, and therefore placement for the world cup 2019 in France. Only the group winners going directly to the world cup. The best four songs, two go to the play-offs.
Slovakia is still puntloos in the qualifying and Tuesday in a sold-out Abe Lenstra Stadium soon clear that the team of coach Ivan Hucko would restrict it to defend. For the rest, succeeded in the Orange but not for the Slovak wall to break.
Despite a huge veldoverwicht came the team of Wiegman no further than two stops of Shanice van de Sanden, the Slovak keepster Korenciova could not trouble you. Korenciova was also in the lesson when a cross from Martens almost binnenvloog.
Sherida Pointed her 150th international match played was on the stroke of half closest to the opening goal. The 28-year-old midfielder should from a meter or twenty free extract, and saw her attempt, just go next.