England narrowly beaten by Dutch in thrilling encounter

Matt Daly England v Netherlands

England go down 4-3 to the Netherlands despite two goals from Matt Daly and one from Ashley Jackson.  Billy Bakker was Netherlands hero netting three goals from open play.

Alastair Wilson England v Netherlands
Alastair Wilson earned his 100th cap in an England shirt.  Jonty Clarke replaced Mark Pearn who sat this game out alongside Nick Brothers.

Jason Lee’s side put in a gutsy performance for their second game in Monchengladbach and were unlucky not to come away with a share of the spoils.  Speaking after the game Lee was very positive, ‘this is our best performance of the summer so far and I feel confident about the rest of tournament. It’s very encouraging to see players like Ashley Jackson and Matt Daly coming back into form after long periods out.’

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