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England Women Off To A Great Start

Created: 09 Jun 2019

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England beat Scotland 2-1 in their opening Women's World Cup group match - but questions remain about how far Phil Neville's side can go in France.

A Nikita Parris penalty and a goal by Ellen White put the Lionesses in control in the Group D game in Nice.

But Scotland, who were making their World Cup debut, almost took advantage as their opponents eased off.

Claire Emslie slotted in from close range after Steph Houghton's poor pass as England endured a nervy ending.

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