FIFAWWC: China 1-6 England, Lauren James Net BRACE! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
England dismantles China 1-6 to finish top of their group and set up a date with Nigeria in round 16, MySportDab reports.
Lauren James was monstrous against the Asian Women as she scored a brace and provided a hat trick of assist.
It wasn’t just the usual from the Chelsea Women player who single handedly made the whole game become hers for the taking.
Full Match Report
The first half had some wonderful play coming from the English Women who made everything about them moving forward.
England only took 4 minutes to make it count with a stunner from Arsenal new signing Alessia Russo who made things 0-1.
Lauren Hemp smashed another goal against China in the 26th minutes of the game making the scoreline 0-2 as they carried on.
Lauren James who already registered two assist in the match was able to score a goal in the 41st minutes making the scoreline 0-3.
She added another goal very late in the first half, but unfortunately it was ruled out by VAR which saw England ending the 45 minutes with a 0-3 lead.
There was so much coming in the second half which saw some beautiful play and both teams making it count when needed to do so.
Lucy Bronze committed a handball which later saw Wang Shuang stepping up to convert the penalty which made things 1-3 in the 57th minutes.
Lauren James empathic finish in the 65th minutes made the scoreline increase further to 1-4 after receiving the assist from fellow clubmate Jessica Carter.
The game continued to open up more with goals as another one was added by Chloe Kelly to make it 1-5 in the 77th minutes.
It wasn’t done yet as Rachel Daly smashed in the last goal of the match which came in the 84th minutes with the match turning 1-6.
England sealed the victory 1-6 against China as they will go up against Nigeria in the round of 16 knockout phase which is expected to be heated.
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