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  • 10 June 2015 00:00
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England Lionesses World Cup campaign kicks off

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The England Lionesses kicked off their World Cup campaign against France on the 9th of June. England had not beaten France since 1974, and unfortunately the result from their first game did not change this. 

England slipped to defeat in their Women's World Cup opener against France as Eugenie Le Sommer's strike proved the difference, with a goal that beat England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley. Mark Sampson set his team up to contain a French side ranked third in Fifa's world rankings, three places above England.

England improved after the break, with Jill Scott's volley their best effort, but they are likely to be more attacking in their other group games against Mexico and Colombia, who are both ranked below them.

By sitting deep, England struggled to support lone striker Eniola Aluko and their only notable chance of the first half came when Chapman missed the target from 18 yards after France keeper Sarah Bouhaddi was caught out of goal.
England were more ambitious in the second half as Scott had their first meaningful effort on goal after 56 minutes, but her volley from a corner was easily saved.

With the defeat against France the Lionesses will be looking to improve on their performance and England coach Mark Sampson urges fans to 'stick with us' as the campaign has only just begun. 
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