Spain loses its first match against England in the Pro League

The absolute Spanish women’s hockey team lost this Saturday in London against the English team 3-1 in the first of the two Pro-League games Both teams will face each other this weekend.

After several occasions in both goals, the hosts went ahead through Giselle Ansley, who opened the English scoring in the 22nd minute. Spain reacted with a double chance from the corner penalty, although they did not take advantage of them and the English added the 2-0 six minutes later thanks to a brilliant definition by Llily Owsley.

Spain kept trying through Marta Segú, Sara Barrios, Lucía Jiménez and Laura Barrios, although Sabbie Heesh avoided greater evils in goal, until a penalty converted by Xanta Giné raised the score to 2-1 in the 41st minute. Also from the penalty spot, the players coached by David Ralph raised the score to 3-1 thanks to Grace Balsdon, who hit the Spanish goal in the 46th minute, establishing the final result.

This Sunday at 3:30 p.m. the second and final match between both national teams will take place, to which Spain arrives in eighth and penultimate position in its group, with three wins, three draws and six losses.

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