Our quick guide to the tournament

Mae Harvey
June 10, 2019

Claire Emslie managed to pull one back but it was not enough to prevent defeat for Scotland.

"We aren't focusing on one game in particular", Earps insisted.

But the Lionesses held on avoiding the fate of their male counterparts who famously lost against Iceland at Euro 2016 at this venue and ended Scotland's five game unbeaten run. Back better than ever before, she could be the driving force for the Swedish team, and could prove to allow Sweden to become the dark horse of the tournament.

"Nikita can develop her game and be with the best players in the world".

"They've got good players who could get into the top sides in the world".

The England pair were devastating against Scotland on Sunday, not giving their opponents a moment of rest throughout.

Bronze's career started when she began playing for Sunderland at under-12 academy level, before making her move to the senior team when she turned 16. The emphatic way in which she dispatched her penalty shows the confidence with which she is playing. The team will play Thailand in its first game of the 2019 FIFA Women's World. He went with White, and the new Manchester City forward justified the faith.

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Scotland responded with an Emslie strike that was comfortably caught by Karen Bardsley, before Alexander saved well with her leg again, denying Beth Mead, and then dealt with a White effort. The 30-year-old was a constant threat against Scotland on Sunday, lurking around the edge of the area.

England 2-0 up and in complete control at half-time.

Neville demanded his side be "relentless" in maintaining their high standards for the rest of the World Cup after Scotland gave them a scare.

But after half-time it appeared her energy had infected the rest of her team-mates as Scotland came out looking like a different side.

Neville is by no means underestimating Kerr's team, telling the media he believes that they can go far this summer.

Germany are also serious contenders and they open their campaign on Saturday against China in Rennes in Group B. The global television audience that this year's Women's World Cup is attracting would definitely outweigh that of 2015 which attracted 750 million. Who won the last female World Cup?

"Too many people think France is poised to take down the U.S.in that game, but this French team has too much of a history when it comes to choking in big tournaments, and I think that's what will happen here as well".

Asked if England would be under more pressure, Kerr said: "100 per cent".

Neville also has leaned on his sister Tracey, coach of the England netball team, to traverse the challenges he has experienced in moving from the men's to the women's game. "I think our WSL (Women's Super League) is better than the French league, I think our style of football is really good, I don't think it is all about kick and rush, and hopefully you'll see that tomorrow night".

The handball call in the first half to give England its penalty was not a popular decision, but under the new Federation Internationale de Football Association laws it was correct. Unfortunately for Nicola Docherty, that criteria was ticked off when Kirby's drilled cross struck her arm.

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