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Taylor’s England Advance to World Cup Semifinals

Dave ClarkReign FC
Taylor’s England Advance to World Cup Semifinals

England booked its second straight trip to the semifinals at the Women’s World Cup, defeating Norway 3-0 on Thursday. Reign FC’s Jodie Taylor did not play in the win.

The Lionesses jumped on top in the third minute, when Jill Scott turned in a short cross from Lucy Bronze.

England doubled their advantage in the 40th minute, when Ellen White tapped in a cross from Nikita Parris to score her fifth goal of the tournament.

Bronze added a goal of her own in the 57th minute to extend the lead, converting a free kick service from Beth Mead from the edge of the box.

England will face the winner of the United States and France on Tuesday, July 2 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu at 12:00 p.m. PT.