Women's World Cup review

France through, holders Germany out

July 9, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
France booked their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup on Saturday with a penalty shoot-out victory over a battling England team after the match ended 1-1 in Leverkusen.

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Favourites France dominated for long periods of the quarter-final but it was England that took the lead against the run of play through Jill Scott in the 59th minute.

England, who had used all their substitutes when Kelly Smith picked ...

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