Norway Women v England Women Norway Women 1
England Women 2
Houghton 61′ Bronze 76′
FT 90 +4 HT 0-0
23 June 2015
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By Stephan Shemilt
England reached the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup at the expense of Norway thanks to a stunning long-range strike from Lucy Bronze in Ottawa.
Bronze fired into the top corner from the edge of the penalty area to book a last-eight tie with hosts Canada.
Steph Houghton’s header from a corner had earlier cancelled out Solveig Gulbrandsen’s flicked opener.
Norway dominated the first half, but after England improved, Bronze gave them a first World Cup knockout win.
They now have the opportunity to better the quarter-final defeats suffered in each of their
three previous World Cups
when they meet Canada in Vancouver at 00:30 BST on Sunday.
To reach a meeting with the hosts, England had to …read more
Source:: BBC UK