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England will be taught their quarter-final opponent on the Women’s World Cup because the knockout levels proceed right now, following the Lionesses’ dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Nigeria.

There are simply two last-16 ties left to play, with Colombia dealing with Jamaica for a spot within the quarter-finals and a meeting with England in Sydney on Saturday. Each groups brought about large shocks in making it out of the group stage, with Colombia beautiful Germany to high Group H and Jamaica knocking out Brazil to succeed in the last-16 for the primary time.

England survived a significant scare to defeat Nigeria on penalties after having to play with 10 gamers in further time following Lauren James’ crimson card. Sarina Wiegman should now wait to find the extent of her star ahead’s suspension, which is set to be decided by a disciplinary panel.

France and Morocco play within the remaining last-16 tie later right now, with a spot towards Australia up for grabs after the co-hosts comfortably defeated Denmark on Monday.

Comply with all the most recent information and updates from the Girls’s World Cup because the last-16 concludes:

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Newest updates from last-16

  • The Girls’s World Cup last-16 concludes in Australia and New Zealand

  • Colombia face Jamaica in assembly of two shock packages, with kick-off at 9am BST

  • Winner will play England within the quarter-finals on Saturday, after Lionesses survive Nigeria scare

  • Lauren James might miss remainder of event after crimson card for stamping on Nigeria participant

  • France play Morocco in remaining tie of last-16, with the winner dealing with Australia in quarter-finals

  • Sam Kerr returned for Australia as co-hosts cruised previous Denmark at Olympic Stadium

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:50 , Mike Jones


45+4 minutes: This has been an fascinating watch. Colombia have been the extra attacking facet however they’ve not created many respectable probabilities at purpose.

Jamaica have defended effectively. There’s been a constant stop-start nature to the match which has hindered any enhance in tempo or depth.

The 2 groups head into the break all sq..

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:46 , Mike Jones

45 minutes: 4 minutes added time to play on the finish of the primary half. Drew Spence takes out Linda Caicedo as she appears to be like to fly by means of midfield.

It’s a powerful and cynical deal with with earns Spence a yellow card.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:42 , Mike Jones

42 minutes: The free kick is whipped into the penalty space and the ball drops to Jody Kimone Brown. She chips the ball clear however solely sends it out so far as Ana Maria Guzman.

Guzman shoots from vary and belts her effort effectively excessive.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:41 , Mike Jones

39 minutes: Chantelle Swaby goes within the guide for a problem on Mayra Ramirez. It’s sensible work from the Colombian ahead who feels a knock on the facet of her face and goes down.

It’s a harsh one for Swaby however Colombia are awarded one other free kick.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:36 , Mike Jones

35 minutes: Jamaica get the ball up the pitch for the primary time shortly. The win a throw in however don’t do a lot with it and Colombia get well the ball.

There’s an ideal ambiance contained in the stadium as each units of followers are having a whale of a time in Melbourne.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:33 , Mike Jones

32 minutes: Colombia are beginning to click on along with their runs ahead. A chipped cross comes down the appropriate facet as Carolina Arias bombs down the pitch.

She’s crushed to the ball by Deneisha Blackwood who makes use of her power to carry the Colombian at bay as she shields the ball out for a goalkick.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:30 , Mike Jones

29 minutes: As the sport goes on Jamaica are having to defend extra set items. A free kick this time is floated into the field the place Daniela Arias breaks into house. She will get to the ball concurrently Rebecca Spencer.

Arias’ header hits the goalkeeper and bounces behind for a nook. Colombia play it brief then whip the ball into the center. There’s a nervous scramble however Jamaica ultimately work the ball clear.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:27 , Mike Jones

26 minutes: Colombia throw the ball again into play and slip it to Catalina Usme who whips a nice cross into the field. Leicy Santos bursts by means of the defence and leaps for the ball nevertheless it drops excessive of her head and is claimed by goalkeeper Rebecca Spencer.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:22 , Mike Jones

21 minutes: Ouch! Trudi Carter stops a ahead cross from Carolina Arias and takes the complete pressure of the ball within the face. That’s a stinger and he or she wants a minute to regain her composure.

There’s been quite a lot of little breaks like this already on this half.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:20 , Mike Jones

18 minutes: Leicy Santos makes an attempt to deliver the balld ahead down the left wing for Colombia however can’t discover a well past a back-tracking Kiki van Zanten.

The ball goes out for a throw in earlier than getting chucked over to Mayra Ramirez. She skirts alongside the sting of the field however loses the ball to Chantelle Swaby and Jamaica clear their strains.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:16 , Mike Jones

14 minutes: Oh almost! Colombia go direct and poo the ball as much as Catalina Usme who flicks it over to the appropriate facet of the pitch. Diana Ospina Garcia sweeps ahead and simply manages to get to the ball forward of Deneisha Blackwood.

She checks to the appropriate and will get into the field earlier than scuffing a shot throughout purpose and sending the ball softly into the arms of Rebecca Spencer.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:13 , Mike Jones

11 minutes: Neither workforce has managed to create a very good probability at purpose but as they’re battling one another in the course of the pitch. Vyan Sampson and Mayra Ramirez tussle on the wing to deliver a bouncing ball underneath management.

Ramirez wins the battle and knocks it down the road however there are not any Colombian gamers up the pitch and he or she finally ends up giving the ball again to Jamaica.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:11 , Mike Jones

8 minutes: Colombia have a worrying second when Diana Ospina Garcia goes down underneath a heavy problem and appears to be in a good bit of ache.

She will get some therapy and hobbles of the pitch however appears to be like as if she needs to play on.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:04 , Mike Jones

3 minutes: Likelihood! Chantelle Swaby launches a throw in into the field and finds Khadija Shaw who chests the ball right down to Jody Kimone Brown.

Brown cuts to the left and shoots underneath stress from a defender. She lifts her effort excessive excessive however that’s an excellent signal for Jamaica who want to get onto the entrance foot early on this match.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia 0-0 Jamaica

09:01 , Mike Jones

Kick off!

Jamaica get the match going and work the ball over to the appropriate wing. They try and push ahead by means of the large ares however get closed out and retreat with a cross again to Allyson Swaby.

She sends it over to the other facet of the pitch however, as a unit, Colombia shift throughout and get well the ball.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica

08:56 , Mike Jones

Right here come the groups.

This match goes to be physcial and toe-to-toe. Jamaica will look to defend deep and push ahead after they can. Colombia ought to management extra of possession however might want to discover a means by means of Jamaica’s powerful defence.

The nationwide anthems are sung and kick off is up subsequent…

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica

08:52 , Mike Jones

These two sides are the final remaining representatives from their respective federations (Colombia from Conmebol, Jamaica from Concacaf) at this World Cup.

The Reggae Girlz are solely the third facet from the Concacaf area to succeed in the Girls’s World Cup knockouts, after USA and Canada.

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica

08:48 , Mike Jones

That is Colombia’s second time within the final 16 of the Girls’s World Cup, having additionally made the primary knockout spherical on debut in 2015.

Jamaica are the primary Caribbean nation to play within the knockout levels of a Fifa World Cup – male or feminine – since Cuba in 1938.

Girls’s World Cup LIVE

08:44 , Jamie Braidwood

Nigeria’s Michelle Alozie, the performed stood on by Lauren James throughout yesterday’s conflict, has responded to the incident.

“We’re enjoying on the world’s stage,” she posted. “This sport is one among ardour, insurmountable feelings, and moments. All respect for Lauren James.”

Alozie added in one other publish: “Sill a crimson although.”

Girls’s World Cup LIVE

08:37 , Mike Jones

Lucy Bronze on Lauren James: “Clearly she’s going to be upset in herself. I went straight off the pitch after the sport to verify she was OK.

“Clearly she was a bit bit upset and rightfully so and greater than something she simply feels unhealthy for the workforce. I stated to her, ‘We’ve made it by means of. It’s a workforce, it’s not only one participant.’”

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica line-ups

08:32 , Mike Jones

Colombia are beginning 18-year-old defender Ana Maria Guzman instead of the suspended Manuela Vanegas right now. Guzman is the second teenager in Colombia’s line-up alongside Linda Caicedo.

“It is a nice alternative,” Guzman stated. “To be in such a nationwide workforce is a blessing, to present my finest for nationwide workforce and workforce mates.

“Sure, we’re the youngest gamers, however on the pitch we’re very expert.”

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica line-ups

08:27 , Mike Jones

Colombia XI: Perez; Arias, Guzman, Arias, Ospina; Durango, Carabali; Caicedo, Usme, Santos; Ramirez

Jamaica XI: Spencer; Wiltshire, A. Swaby, C. Swaby, Blackwood; Carter, Spence, Sampson, Brown; Shaw, Van Zanten

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica

08:21 , Mike Jones

Jamaica head coach Lorne Donaldson says his workforce are ready to match Colombia on this final 16 tie when the to shock groups face off in Melbourne.

Jamaica progressed out of the teams on the expense of Brazil, whereas Colombia gained Group H with Germany getting eradicated. Donaldson hopes his facet will carry out admirably as they try and arrange a quarter-final towards England.

“We gained’t change a lot, however we are going to give it an excellent shot,” he stated, “This is sort of a boxing match, somebody will go down. We need to be standing when the sport is over.”

Nevertheless, Jamaica have struggled in entrance of purpose. They’ve solely scored as soon as – in a 1-0 victory over Panama – and it has been their high notch defence which has propelled them to the knockout rounds. Goalless attracts with France and Brazil left them on 5 factors and ensured they’re the one workforce left within the competitors to not have conceded a purpose.

“A scarcity of objectives will not be a significant concern,” added Donaldson. “Now we have performed some good groups, two of the highest groups, we had been speculated to lose by six or seven.

“We so need to attempt to rating to win this sport, so we are going to put our greatest foot ahead.”

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: James ‘upset’ after crimson card

08:16 , Jamie Braidwood

England defender Lucy Bronze revealed she made a post-match beeline to console “upset” Lauren James after the ahead was proven what may very well be a World Cup-ending crimson card within the Lionesses’ nervy final 16 victory over Nigeria.

James will miss at the least her facet’s quarter-final conflict with both Colombia or Jamaica after she was despatched off late in Monday evening’s knockout match in Brisbane for intentionally stepping on the again of Nigeria defender Michelle Alozie.

Bronze was one of many 10 Lionesses who doggedly defended their means by means of half-hour of additional time within the goalless draw earlier than Bethany England, Rachel Daly, Alex Greenwood and Chloe Kelly wrapped up the 4-2 win on penalties.

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Lauren James ‘upset’ as red card puts her World Cup in doubt

Girls’s World Cup: Colombia vs Jamaica

08:01 , Jamie Braidwood

Jamaica face Colombia in right now’s Girls’s World Cup last-16 conflict, however supervisor Lorne Donaldson revealed the groups have crossed paths earlier than on the event…. at a Sydney nightclub.

“I used to be in Sydney, our first sport … we went to a membership that evening. On the backside was Colombia partying. And on the high, it was Jamaica,” he stated.

“So we went down there, some Jamaicans attempting to celebration with the Colombians and it was nice. I believe it makes it higher that you’ve international locations like this who take pleasure in life first.

“There are extra essential issues in life than soccer.”

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Former England gamers react to James crimson card

07:46 , Jamie Braidwood

Anita Asante, by way of Radio 5 Reside: “I’m actually upset. One act has type of tarnished all the great work that Lauren James has performed up till this level. She is a famous person and hopefully she’s going to develop from this expertise.”

Alex Scott, on BBC One: “When you’re having that frustration it’s about controlling it. It’s having that maturity and expertise on this world stage, which she’s going to get.”

Fara Williams: “It wasn’t aggressive, it was violent (conduct) nevertheless it was foolish and immature. I believe it’s a type of moments when she hasn’t even thought of it. She’s given her a bit contact considering she might get away with it.”

Girls’s World Cup: England gamers to rally round James

07:31 , Jamie Braidwood

England’s gamers will rally spherical Lauren James after her “Beckhamesque second of insanity” within the workforce’s penalty shoot-out victory over Nigeria within the World Cup final 16.

Former males’s nationwide workforce striker Gary Lineker likened the 21-year-old Chelsea ahead’s crimson card for petulantly standing on Michelle Alozie as she lay on the ground to Beckham’s kick-out at Argentina’s Diego Simeone on the 1998 World Cup.

Nevertheless, whereas the previous Manchester United star’s sending-off contributed to the workforce’s difficulties, Sarina Wiegman’s facet have progressed to the quarter-finals.

Criticism of James, receiving the facet’s first crimson card since Millie Shiny’s dismissal within the World Cup semi-final defeat to the USA in 2019, has been effectively wanting what Beckham obtained and team-mate Lauren Hemp stated she would obtain the complete help of the squad.

“It’s issues that occur in soccer, it’s not good to see a crimson card however I felt like happening to 10 gamers we handled it very effectively, we had been super-resilient and didn’t allow them to rating,” Hemp informed BBC Radio 5 Reside.

“It’s a type of issues. We’ll get round Lauren James within the coming days, she’s nonetheless very younger.”


Girls’s World Cup LIVE

07:16 , Jamie Braidwood

“When Sarina Wiegman noticed Lauren James after her crimson card towards Nigeria, the very first thing the supervisor stated to her was ‘it occurs’. There was completely no castigation, a stance made simpler by the participant’s quick apology and the very fact England obtained by means of.

“It has made the squad’s World Cup that bit extra difficult, although, not least due to the curious regulation that James might not even know her full punishment till after the quarter-final. It’s a particular one-game ban till Fifa’s disciplinary committee evaluate the second, which isn’t sure to occur earlier than Saturday.

“One factor that in all probability is definite is that, for all the plain comparisons, this was by no means going to be a David Beckham 1998 or Wayne Rooney 2006. That isn’t simply because England gained on penalties. We’re a great distance from “10 Heroic Lions, One Silly Boy”, notably relating to ladies’s soccer.

“One of the vital frequent responses after the sport – past the query of what James was really doing – was that she must be protected against the pitchforks that Rooney and Beckham confronted.”

That could be a good factor, writes Miguel Delaney

Why Lauren James must be protected, not vilified, after World Cup red

Girls’s World Cup: As we speak’s fixtures

07:01 , Jamie Braidwood

The quarter-final stage of the Girls’s World Cup is taking form however there are nonetheless two extra last-16 ties to play.

Tuesday 8 August

Match 56: Colombia vs Jamaica (09:00, Melbourne) – ITV 1

Match 55: France vs Morocco (12:00, Adelaide) – BBC One

Friday 11 August

QF1: Spain vs Netherlands (02:00, Wellington)

QF2: Japan vs Sweden (08:30, Auckland)

Saturday 12 August

QF3: Australia vs (France / Morocco) (08:00, Brisbane)

QF4: England vs (Colombia / Jamaica) (11:30, Sydney)

Women’s World Cup TV schedule: How to watch every match today

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Nigeria exit with heads held excessive

06:46 , Jamie Braidwood

Nigeria suffered the heartbreak of a penalty shootout loss to England of their Girls’s World Cup final 16 fixture in Brisbane on Monday, however there may be loads of proof this can be a workforce on the rise if they’re allowed to proceed to develop.

By means of the competitors they made a mockery of their world rating of 40 with a mix of tempo, energy and organisation.

“They’ve been incredible the entire event,” coach Randy Waldrum informed reporters after the England loss. “I stated to them after the match we’ve not misplaced a sport realistically (outright).

“We’ve performed towards the Olympic gold medallists (Canada), the European champions and we saved a clear sheet in each of these video games. We performed the host nation (Australia) and Eire, who’re within the high 20, and we didn’t lose.

“I hope individuals have seen that there’s expertise there and that now we have the power, and with a bit construction and a bit organisation, and a dedication to offer the assets that we’d like, hopefully individuals see that we generally is a main participant on the world stage.”

 (Getty Images)

(Getty Photographs)


Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Nigeria gamers slam lack of help

06:31 , Jamie Braidwood

Nigeria ahead Ifeoma Onumonu criticised an absence of help from the nation’s soccer federation after the Tremendous Falcons had been knocked out of the Girls’s World Cup by England on penalties, revealing that gamers generally need to share beds at their coaching base again house as a consequence of inadequate assets.

Nigeria had been eradicated from the World Cup after a heartbreaking penalty shoot-out defeat to the Lionesses however had been the higher workforce in massive spells towards the European champions, who held on to a goalless draw following Lauren James’ crimson card late in regular time.

Nigeria’s build-up to the World Cup was disrupted by a pay dispute, with the workforce’s American supervisor Randy Waldrum revealing earlier than the event that some gamers had not been paid in two years by the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF).

Onumonu went additional after the defeat to the Lionesses and stated that though Nigeria might take pleasure from competing towards among the best groups on the earth, the Tremendous Falcons had been being held again by an absence of assets in comparison with their European counterparts.

Nigeria team forced to ‘share beds’ as players slam lack of support

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Sam Kerr relieved to return

06:16 , Jamie Braidwood

Australia captain Sam Kerr stated lastly getting onto the pitch at her house Girls’s World Cup on Monday was a aid, however conceded that her workforce mates had in all probability not wanted her contribution to succeed in the quarter-finals.

Kerr has spent a lot of Australia’s first 4 matches recovering from a calf damage sustained on the eve of their opener however lastly made her event bow with the Matildas already 2-0 up towards Denmark of their final 16 conflict.

The 75,784 followers crammed into the stadium constructed for the 2000 Olympics rose as one to greet the entry of the world class striker as an alternative within the 78th minute.

“Me approaching, personally, it was massive aid after a giant three weeks,” she stated. “It was superb. Clearly it’s a giant sport for us. Bit nerve-racking. I’m not one of the best bench participant on the earth, I used to be nervous.

“The women smashed it. They’ve performed unbelievable this week. To place in that efficiency after a giant sport is superb.”

 (Getty Images)

(Getty Photographs)


Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Australia are contenders once more

06:01 , Jamie Braidwood

Extremely, there was one other stage of noise for the group of over 75,000 on the Olympic Stadium to succeed in. The loudest roar of the evening got here when Australia had been already by means of. Main Denmark by two objectives, the Girls’s World Cup and its co-hosts obtained the second they’d been ready for. Sam Kerr, the face of the event, had lastly arrived.

Dominated out of the group levels as a consequence of damage, Kerr obtained her first minutes of the World Cup because the Matildas stood with one foot already within the quarter-finals. With the sport gained and Denmark effectively crushed, Kerr’s touches had been inconsequential; that her solely shot from the angle flashed over the bar didn’t matter. However Australia have their star again, the ultimate piece for a workforce who’re delivering for his or her nation and are rising with the competitors.

Kerr’s introduction got here moments after Hayley Raso had despatched the house crowd right into a frenzy, doubling Australia’s lead with a crisp end from one other scientific counter-attack. The group in Sydney had been electrical when Australia attacked, a rolling wave of noise that grew from Caitlin Foord’s chic opening purpose. Nothing, although, might examine to the welcome Kerr obtained and what it represented for a workforce who’re beginning to consider they’re contenders once more.

Report from Australia 2-0 Denmark at Stadium Australia

The Sam Kerr mystery is over and Australia are World Cup contenders again

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: England’s girl for the largest event strikes once more

05:46 , Jamie Braidwood

There wasn’t to be any tearing off of shirts in jubilation on this event however England‘s footballing historical past has a brand new Chloe Kelly routine that may seize house in spotlight reels for years to come back. Kelly hadn’t been entrusted with a beginning position however knew she had the possibility to steal the present – and as she skipped in direction of the penalty spot within the shootout, it was clear she was going to just do that.

Chiamaka Nnadozie guessed appropriately however didn’t stand an opportunity. Kelly pranced with the possibility to rescue her nation’s hopes from tatters and unleashed a rocket.

And whereas her actions might not have gained England a trophy this time round it didn’t really feel too dissimilar.

By Adam Millington in Brisbane

Chloe Kelly: England’s woman for the biggest occasion strikes again

Girls’s World Cup LIVE

05:37 , Jamie Braidwood

Sarina Wiegman: “I’m actually happy with the workforce. We’ve had many setbacks. I believe this (James crimson card) was a giant one too.

“We needed to reorganise and do one thing else on the pitch and we didn’t want any minute to take action.

“And naturally gamers obtained actually, actually drained, however we actually caught collectively and confirmed quite a lot of resilience.”

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(AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: What number of video games will James miss?

05:30 , Jamie Braidwood

England are by means of to the quarter-finals of the Girls’s World Cup – however they are going to be with out Lauren James after they play both Colombia or Jamaica within the final eight.

James was despatched off for stamping on the again of Nigeria participant Michelle Alozie through the Lionesses’ last-16 tie.

The 21-year-old, who has been England’s participant of the event, was initially proven a yellow card by the referee, however VAR advisable a evaluate and the yellow card was upgraded to crimson after the act of petulance.

After receiving a crimson card, James is routinely suspended for England’s subsequent match, nevertheless her punishment can be reviewed by a Fifa disciplinary panel.

If the ahead is deemed to have dedicated a critical act of foul play, the panel have the facility to use additional sanctions.

How many games will Lauren James miss at Women’s World Cup after red card?

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Who do England play subsequent on the World Cup?

05:15 , Jamie Braidwood

After beating Nigeria on penalties, the Lionesses will play the winner of Colombia vs Jamaica within the quarter-finals. The quarter-final can be performed on Saturday 12 August at 11:30am BST, at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium.

Colombia will face Jamaica in Melbourne on Tuesday within the last-16. Colombia surprised Germany in one of many largest upsets in World Cup historical past to high Group H forward of the two-time champions.

Jamaica, in the meantime, reached the knockout levels for the primary time of their historical past after drawing with France and Brazil and beating Panama to complete runners-up in Group F.

The Lionesses will subsequently should be at their finest, with each groups proving they’re able to upsetting the percentages.

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: Wiegman defends James crimson card

05:08 , Jamie Braidwood

England boss Sarina Wiegman admitted “sweetest particular person” Lauren James “misplaced her feelings” as she obtained a crimson card that would see the 21-year-old miss the rest of the World Cup.

The Lionesses superior to the quarter-finals after surviving James’ dismissal late within the second half to beat Nigeria on penalties, with Euro 2022 hero Chloe Kelly scoring the successful spot-kick in a 4-2 shoot-out success.

James’ brace and two assists earned her player-of-the-match honours towards China, however this time she was despatched off after it was dominated she had intentionally stepped on the again of Nigeria defender Michelle Alozie with three minutes of regular time remaining of a sport that ended goalless after 120 minutes.

Wiegman, who had not watched the incident again, stated: “She’s an inexperienced participant on this stage and has performed rather well, and I believe in a cut up second she simply misplaced her feelings.

“And naturally she doesn’t need to harm anybody. She’s the sweetest particular person I do know, and issues occur like that and you may’t change it anymore, so it’s an enormous lesson for her to be taught, however in fact it’s not one thing that she actually did on goal.”

Lauren James’ stamp on Michelle Alozie earned a red card (PA Wire)

Lauren James’ stamp on Michelle Alozie earned a crimson card (PA Wire)

Girls’s World Cup LIVE: England survive Nigeria scare

05:00 , Jamie Braidwood

If England are to win this World Cup, they are going to scarcely endure a sport as testing or as tense as this. A optimistic spin on this penalty shoot-out victory over Nigeria is that it might once more be the making of them, including to their resolve, with Chloe Kelly as soon as extra providing a decisive kick.

A destructive is that this could deliver a reconsideration about what is feasible, particularly with the chance that Lauren James will miss two video games if not all three potential ties left. Her teammates did her an enormous favour right here.

This World Cup nonetheless stays as onerous to work out as James’ determination to face on Michelle Alozie within the second half, receiving a crimson card. England got here very shut to a different shock elimination as Nigeria proved to be their equals all through the match. England ought to have been their superiors, actually.

Learn Miguel Delaney’s report from Brisbane

England survive penalty drama to reveal vital quality in World Cup dream

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