Women's Football News

 
 
Women's Football News, Print, Web and TV Media
Latest News Women's Football TV News Archive Search Get the Mag

 
Share page on Social Media:   f  Share     t     G+   find us on Twitter: @wssmagnews
 
Women's Football News
 
Spain 1 (Bonmati 68)
at Swindon Town F.C.>
Women's Soccer Scene
England back on track
 Women's Football England International News - 13 Apr 2019
 
England 2 (Mead 36, White 46)
Spain 1 (Bonmati 68)
at Swindon Town F.C.

England got back to winning ways on Tuesday, with a convincing performance and 2-1 victory over Spain in Swindon.
 
A well worked goal in the first half saw Beth Mead open the scoring, before Ellen White swept home a second almost straight from kick off in the second half.
 
However Spain tested the Lionesses at both the start and end of the game, with Phil Neville making nine changes to the team which started against Canada in Manchester last week, including handing a debut to goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck as well as a new central defensive partnership in Millie Bright and Leah Williamson.
 
England had to be on full alert in the opening stages as Spain enjoyed almost exclusive possession for the first fifteen minutes, but without creating any real clear chances or attempts on Roebuck's goal.
 
England found their feet though and got their first scent of goal in the 22nd minute when Mead's back heel sent Jill Scott clear in the box. The Manchester City midfielder, wearing the captain's armband, pulled a pass back for White but she fired over the bar.
 
The opener arrived ten minutes before the break, and it was a team move worthy of any occasion. It started with Jade Moore, whose probing pass forward picked out Toni Duggan on the left. She advanced forward, before flicking a pass into White in the left channel of the box, and her first time cross found the onrushing Mead at the far post to gleefully slide home her fifth goal for her country.
 
England doubled their advantage less than 40 seconds after half time as Moore and Scott combined before the skipper's poked pass into the box found White. Her first time finish, her 28th England goal, flew into the top corner and gave Sandra Panos no chance.
 
Spain still held a threat though and they reduced the arrears with just over 20 minutes remaining when Mariona Caldentey's run saw her skip past both Rachel Daly and Williamson before teeing up a tap in for substitute Aitana Bonmati.
 
Bonmati could well have equalised in the dying moments, when substitute goalkeeper Mary Earps' clearance found its way to her feet. After rounding Earps, she wastefully chipped the ball wide, with better options to her left and right.
 
That proved to be their last chance, as England held out to get their first win on the Road to France series, which will continue with matches against Denmark and New Zealand at the end of the season.
 
England: Ellie Roebuck (sub Mary Earps 45mins), Rachel Daly (sub Gemma Bonner 68mins), Alex Greenwood, Jade Moore (sub Lucy Staniforth 54mins), Millie Bright, Leah Williamson, Beth Mead (sub Nikita Parris 84mins), Jill Scott, Ellen White, Toni Duggan (sub Chioma Ubogagu 54mins), Georgia Stanway (sub Keira Walsh 68mins). Subs not used: Karen Bardsley, Jodie Taylor, Karen Carney, Demi Stokes, Abbie McManus.
 
Spain: Sandra Panos, Marta Corredera, Irene Paredes (sub Ivana Andres 52mins), Andrea Pereira, Mapi Leon (sub Leila Ouahabi 52mins), Vicky Losada (sub Angela Sosa 79mins), Silvia Meseguer (sub Virginia Torrecilla 39mins), Amanda Sampedro (sub Aitana Bonmati 63mins), Alexia Putellas, Mariona Caldentey, Jennifer Hermoso. Subs not used: Mariasun Quinones, Celia Jimenez, Marta Torrejon, Barbara Latorre, Olga Garcia, Irene Guerrero.

 

 
 back to TOP


 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Women's Soccer Scene Media ©
 
LiveNews HEADLINES
 
on mobile   wssNews.co.uk 
 

 
Loading...
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Womens Football TV
 
Latest wssTV  
 

 

 
Womens Football Magazine
 
Womens Football Magazine


 
Womens Soccer Secene Media

 
Safe For Kids

 
Discount Football Kits

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Womens Football News send your story photos and video

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
News Archive
News 2018-2019
News 2017-2018
News 2016-2017
News 2015-2016
News 2014-2015
News 2013-2014
News 2012-2013
News 2011-2012
Women's World Cup 2011
News 2010-2011
News 2009-2010
News 2008-2009
News 2007-2008
Women's World Cup 2007
News 2006-2007
News 2005-2006
News Euro 2005
News 2004-2005
News 2003-2004

 
Women's Sport Search
 
Women's Sport Search

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Women's Football History

 
THREE LIONS ON HER SHIRT

 
FA Womens Football Awards

 
BBC Sport Women's Football

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Football Foundation

 
FREE CHILDRENS STORIES


 
Total page reads:

© designed, created, hosted and managed by  WWW Support Services   (click for info)