?England’s Lionesses secured a 2-0 win over Denmark in their penultimate friendly match of the summer, two weeks ahead of their opening game at the World Cup in France.
Phil Neville’s rotated side found themselves under some early pressure at Walsall’s
It didn’t take long after the restart for England to double their lead either, with
Key Talking Point
Considering what fans have come to expect from the Lionesses in 2019, their first-half performance left a lot to be desired.
Neville’s side were often narrow in attacking areas and struggled to create too many clear cut chances, while at the back they needed to ride their luck at times to avoid conceding the opening goal.
Things improved after the break and the Lionesses looked like they could score every time they were in possession, but in the end, it was a flattering scoreline and some hard work will need to be put in on the training ground ahead of the World Cup.
Bardsley (7), Daly (6), Williamson (8), Bright (6), Stokes (7); Scott (9), Moore (7), Stanway (7); Parris (9*), White (7), Mead (8).
Substitutes: Kirby (6), Carney (6),
Star Player –
It wasn’t a vintage England performance, but
When you have a player like Nikita Parris on your team. A goal will be pretty much guaranteed. She scored a beaut against the US in March. #bbcfootball #ENGDEN #Lionesses
— Sean (@Supersonic013) May 25, 2019
Lionesses nowhere near their best but that’s a huge goal from Nikita Parris. Such a top player.
— Leanne Prescott (@_lfcleanne) May 25, 2019
Nikita Parris set to ? this summer. ?
— Sarah Shephard (@SarahShepSport) May 25, 2019
Abel (6), Sevecke (7), Pedersen (6), Arnth (5), Svava (7);
England have one more friendly against New Zealand before kicking off against Scotland at Nice’s