ENGLAND goalkeeper Mary Earps claimed she "let the team down" after making an error during the Lionesses' 3-2 win over Netherlands on Friday.
The World Cup golden glove winner left the pitch in tears at full-time despite England's late comeback.
Sarina Wiegman's side had to win the match by at least two goals to keep their Nations League hopes alive and take control at the top of Group A1.
However, with the team already 1-0 down in the 35th minute, Earps let Lineth Beerensteyn's shot slip through her gloves and into the net.
The Lionesses were able to turn the match on its head after half time thanks to goals from Georgia Stanway, Lauren Hemp and Ella Toone.
But with one game still to play, England's fate in the competition is now out of their hands.
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Earps could not hide her disappointment after the match as she was consoled by her team-mates.
And in a post-match interview with ITV, the goalkeeper admitted that the error will continue to "haunt" her.
She said: "I'm sorry my performance cost the girls like that.
"That will haunt me for a long time. I've really let the team down today. I'm really gutted."
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