England kick-off their World Cup in opposition to Scotland on June 9
Objectives from Nikita Parris and Jill Scott both facet of half-time gave England Ladies a 2-Zero win of their World Cup warm-up pleasant with Denmark on Saturday.
England took some time to get getting in Walsall, however took the lead on the stroke of half-time as Parris, who signed for Lyon from Manchester Metropolis within the week, struck house from 15 yards (45+1).
It was 2-Zero simply earlier than the hour mark as Jill Scott headed in from an outstanding Beth Mead cross from the left (59), that means England have gained two on the trot with one warm-up recreation to go.
England now face New Zealand in Brighton on June 1, earlier than their first World Cup recreation in opposition to Scotland on June 9.
Sanne Troelsgaard practically gave Denmark the lead early on, seeing her shot from a Sofie Svava cut-back blocked fantastically by Jade Moore, earlier than Ellen White dinked over the goalkeeper and huge having been performed via one-on-one by way of a tremendous Scott via ball.
Denmark had a objective controversially disallowed as Signe Bruun was adjudged to have dealt with earlier than turning house from shut vary, and their distress was compounded simply three minutes later.
Mead’s free-kick was cleared so far as Parris in first-half stoppage time, permitting the ahead to fireside into the underside left nook from simply contained in the field.
Karen Bardsley was faultless all through in objective for England, stopping Pernille More durable at shut vary simply after the break, whereas on the different finish England doubled their lead via Scott’s close-range header having galloped onto player-of-the-match Mead’s pinpoint supply.
More durable struck inches huge from a free-kick halfway via the second half, however that was as shut as Denmark got here to a objective as England noticed out the sport.
England’s remaining warm-up recreation is in opposition to New Zealand on June 1 on the Amex in Brighton, earlier than the World Cup begins on June 7. England’s first group recreation is in opposition to Scotland on June 9.