Monchengladbach — England endured their heaviest defeat on record against Germany and their biggest at a women’s EuroHockey in 21 outings against their continental rivals as the hosts ran riot in a 5-0 win.
Germany’s 11 penalty corners to England’s nil told part of the story as a second-half onslaught yielded five goals in 21 minutes. The error count was equally costly. Meanwhile, the screw was being turned in such a fashion that memories were flickering of their 8-0 defeat inflicted by Oranje nearly four years to the day.
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