England vs Japan Women’s World Cup player ratings: Ellen White and Georgia Stanway shine in win

We run the rule over the Lionesses after their win over Japan

Mark Critchley
Allianz Riviera, Nice
Wednesday 19 June 2019 21:35
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Ellen White struck twice as England beat Japan 2-0 at the Women’s World Cup in France.

The comfortable victory sees England top Group D, with Japan also progressing to the knockout stages as group runners-up.

White broke the deadlock early into the match, beating two defenders and sliding a wonderful finish beyond the excellent Ayaka Yamashita.

And, after a sustained period of Japanese pressure, White made sure of the win with another fine finish, late into the second-half.

It is the first time the Lionesses have won their first three matches at a Women’s World Cup.

Check the gallery above to see how we rated each England player.

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