England secured their place within the World Cup quarter-finals by beating Nigeria on penalties after a 0-0 attract 120 minutes of motion on Monday morning.
It was Georgia Stanway who took England’s first penalty. She appeared assured as she headed for the spot, however didn’t hit the goal and ship it large of the left submit.
However, England obtained a lifeline when Nigerian worldwide Desire Oparanozie fired her shot large of the submit.
Beth England got here ahead subsequent and kicked the ball into the roof of the web to look at the Lionesses register their first objective.
Michelle Alozie went subsequent for Nigeria and skied over the crossbar, placing England in full management of the penalty shootout.
England secured their place within the quarter-finals of the World Cup by beating Nigeria on penalties after a 0-0 attract 120 minutes of motion on Monday morning
Rachel Daly took benefit of Alozie’s miss and scored from the penalty – with a lightning quick shot into the highest left nook.
Rasheedat Ajibade managed to search out the again of the web to place Nigeria on the scoreboard earlier than Alex Greenwood stepped over for England.
Greenwood slid the ball into the underside proper nook to see England go up 3-1 and transfer nearer to a spot within the quarter-finals.
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