Women's World Cup review

England battle, Japan thrash Mexico

July 1, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
England gave themselves a great chance of qualifying for the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after coming from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 on Friday night.

Jill Scott levelled the scores after New Zealand's opener and substitute Jessica Clarke arrived in the box to smash home the winner after a goalmouth scramble in the second half.

England struggled in the first half and were made to pay when the impressive Sarah Gregorius got between Casey Stoney and Rachel Unitt to bundle ...

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