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Summary

  1. Sub Taylor with superb lofted finish
  2. Duggan forces good second-half save
  3. England extend unbeaten run to 10 matches

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  1. Goodbye

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    The Lionesses showed grit in a game of few chances in Tilburg but came away with a hard-fought win to extend their unbeaten run to 10 matches. 

    You can read the full report here. 

    Thanks, as always, for joining us. It promises to be an exiting year for England's Women next year as they prepare to do battle at Euro 2017. 

  2. The perfect 10

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

  3. 'They have ground out a win'

    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC Red Button

    That was a very difficult game for England as the Dutch made it hard for them, but England managed to solve the problems the Dutch created. They have ground out a win, which is sometimes what you need to do, especially in tournament football. That is now 10 matches unbeaten, and now Mark Sampson can work on things in the New Year. 

  4. FULL-TIME

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    It was Jodie Taylor's ruthlessness which proved the difference between the sides. The Netherlands had 11 attempts on goal, but only three on target, while England created fewer chances - six attempts on goal - but were more accurate in their shooting, with four shots on target.

  5. 'Bardsley has done her job well'

    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC Red Button

    It is difficult for a goalkeeper to stay concentrated when they haven't been called into action, but Karen Bardsley has done her job well.

  6. FULL-TIME

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    The final whistle blows. England are victorious. Mark Sampson's team are now unbeaten in 10 matches. A hard-fought win to end a successful year. 

  7. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    Oof. A knee-knocking ending. Sippie Folkertsma has an opportunity to level, but she shoots directly at Karen Bardsley. We've gone beyond the three minutes of stoppage time. 

  8. SUBSTITUTION

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

     Alex Scott replaces Isobel Christiansen. Mark Sampson was becoming increasingly frustrated on the sidelines as England were made to wait an age to make the substitution. 

  9. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    Shanice Van de Sanden earns the Netherlands a corner. A final twist? Ellen Jansen, at the near post, gets to the ball first - but she is unable to find the target. 

  10. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    We're into the final three minutes... Demi Stokes' clearances is charged down, van der Gragt, a central defender by trade, has been moved up front but is unable to get the ball from underneath her feet. England off the hook. 

  11. 'England in a good position for the Euros'

    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC Red Button

    I think England can be happy, given they have a lot of key players missing. I think they are in a good position going into the Euros. 

  12. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-0 England Women

    So good, it's worth watching again. Take a look at Jodie Taylor's ruthless finish, which looks likely to be the strike which wins the match. 

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    Video caption: Taylor scores with composed finish
  13. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    The Netherlands manoeuver their way into opposition territory, decibels rise inside the stadium...Sherida Spitse takes aim from distance, but her effort is high and wide and never in danger of troubling Karen Bardsley.

  14. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    The hosts' spirit has been dampened by that Jodie Taylor strike and England are on course to extend their unbeaten run to 10 matches. We're into the closing stages and the visitors are dominating possession. 

  15. SUBSTITUTION

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    Mark Sampson shuffles his pack once again. Karen Carney has done enough, he says, and the playmaker is replaced by Fara Williams.

  16. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    After dominating much of the match, the hosts find themselves a goal behind with just over 10 minutes remaining. England have been steady in defence, if unspectacular up front. 

  17. Post update

    Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    England have improved significantly in this half and nearly took the lead through Toni Duggan. Take a look at the striker's wonderful touch which nearly led to a brilliant goal. 

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    Video caption: Toni Duggan's shot saved by Loes Geurts
  18. 'What a finish - so clinical!'

    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC Red Button

    That is brilliant from England to absorb that pressure from the Netherlands, and then break. Initially they win the ball through Jordan Nobbs, and then what a pass. What a finish - so clinical - it is so good to see Jodie Taylor back. She is effective, makes those intelligent runs and when she gets into those positions she is calm. 

  19. GOAL - Netherlands Women 0-1 England Women

    Jodie Taylor (75 mins)

    Well, that was unexpected. Jordan Nobbs wins the ball in her own half and releases Jodie Taylor with a long pass down the middle of the pitch. Taylor gets the better of van der Gragt and slots home to score her sixth international goal with a superb lofted finish. One chance, one goal. 

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    Video caption: Taylor scores with composed finish
  20. SUBSTITUTION

    Sippie Folkertsma makes her senior international debut from the substitutes' bench. A moment to treasure. Lineth Beerensteyn is the player to make way.