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FI women suffer heavy home defeat to Wales

Faroe Islands Women suffered a heavy 0-6 defeat at the hands of Wales in their opening fixture of the Euro 2021 qualifying campaign on Thursday.

Wales forward Tash Harding headed Wales in front after six minutes before Emma Jones fired in her first Wales goal 90 seconds later. Harding converted a penalty before Durita Hummeland scored an own goal.

A fine lob completed Harding’s hat-trick before Rhiannon Roberts headed home a sixth.

The Faroe Islands have been drawn in group C with Wales, Belarus, Northern Ireland and Norway.

Next up for the Faroese women is Belarus away from home on September 3.

Faroe Islands- Wales 0-6 (0-2)
3′ Natasha Harding 0-1
5′ Emma Jones 0-2
57′ Natasha Harding (pk) 0-3
67′ Own Goal 0-4
79′ Natasha Harding 0-5
90′ Rihannon Roberts 0-6

The Faroese team:
Anna Súnadóttir Hansen – Julia Naomi Mortensen (81′ Rebekka Fjalsá Benbakoura), Durita Hummeland, Liv Arge Poulsen (72′ Olga Kristina Hansen) , Katrina Akursmørk – Jacoba Langgaard, Ansy Sevdal Jacobsen – Evy á Lakjuni (87′ Sara Samson Lamhauge), Eyðvør Klakstein, Ásla Johannesen (C) – Heidi Sevdal

Tórsvøllur Stadium, attendance: 733

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