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England Beat Cameroon To Reach Women's World Cup Quarter-Finals

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England Beat Cameroon To Reach Women's World Cup Quarter-Finals

England are through to the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after beating Cameroon 3-0 in a highly controversial game.

Captain Steph Houghton opened the scoring in the 14th minute after converting an indirect free-kick in brilliant fashion.

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Ellen White doubled her side's advantage in first-half stoppage time. Her initial strike was ruled out for offside, but VAR overturned the decision which prompted wild scenes.

The Cameroon players were livid with the decision and protested in the middle of the pitch.

Cameroon then thought they had pulled one back though VAR ruled out the goal for offside. Again, sparking chaotic scenes with Cameroon players in tears as they remonstrated on the touchline.

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England extended their lead in the 58th minute after Alex Greenwood tucked away from inside the box courtesy of a well worked corner kick routine by Toni Duggan.

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Image: PA
Image: PA

The Lionesses resume their French venture against Norway on June 27 for a spot in the semi-finals.

Topics: Football News, Cameroon, Phil Neville, Football, England, Women's World Cup

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