England beat China 6-1 in FIFA Women's World Cup
England finish Group D in top spot with 9 points
By Selcuk Bugra Gokalp
England beat China 6-1 at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup on Tuesday.
After Alessia Russo drew first blood for England in the fourth minute, her teammate Lauren Hemp netted the second goal in minute 26 at the Hindmarsh Stadium in Adelaide / Tarntanya.
Lauren James tallied another one for England in the 41st minute. Then, 16 minutes later, China took one back with a goal from a penalty kick.
England's James scored once again in the 65th minute, followed by Chloe Kelly in the 77th and 84th. Rachel Daly tallied the sixth goal of her team.
England finished Group D at the top spot with 9 points, while Denmark placed second with 6 points and China lay at the third spot with 3 points. Haiti placed fourth with no points.
The last 16 will begin Saturday.
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