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England secured their place in the Women’s World Cup semi-final for the second time

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In a nail-biting match, the second half saw Lucy Bronze of England score for her team and by doing so claim the second spot in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup’s semi-final for the second consecutive time.

By half time, the Lionesses were at 2-0 up with goals from Ellen White at close range. Even though there was a penalty for Nikita Parris because of Maria Thorisdottir’s foul on Steph Houghton, it was saved by Ingrid Hjelmseth. However, England did not lose heart.

By the end of the game, Ellen White stood along with Sam Kerr of Australia and Alex Morgan of the United States as the highest scorers with five goals in the tournament in the race for the Golden Boot Award

The England team is now all set to face either the United States in the semi-finals to take place on Tuesday in Lyon.

One more win for England could land them the prestigious World Cup 2019 trophy.

England topped Group D with a very unimpressive form by winning over Argentina, Japan, and Scotland. However, their win over Cameroon and Norway displayed their urge to win the tournament.

This development has raised hopes for the team to represent Great Britain at the Summer Olympics of 2020 in Tokyo with the three best-finishing European teams qualifying.

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