Women's World Cup 2023 results: England 0-0 Nigeria (4-2 penalties)

England managed to eliminate Nigeria from the round of 16 of the Women's World Cup in a penalty shootout in the match which took place on Monday (07/08/2023). And Women's World Cup 2023 result: England 0-0 Nigeria (4-2 penalties)

Chloe Kelly scored the decisive spot-kick, following a tense 120-minute 0-0 draw.

England's Rachel Daly and Georgia Stanway celebrate during the penalty shootout (Dan Peled/Reuters)

Beth England, Rachel Daly, and Alex Greenwood also did their job well, converting penalties in a 4-2 shootout win for the European Cup champions, in which one player was sent off for a red card.

"It's amazing. Whatever this team puts out, we show what we're capable of," Kelly told the BBC. "We tried harder as a team and we believe in our abilities."

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England played with 10 men late on after forward Lauren James, their top scorer with three goals in the group stage, was sent off in the 87th minute because the shoe pool was on Michelle Alozie's body after the two fell in a duel.

England vs Nigeria Line-up

England: Mary Earps, Alex Greenwood, Millie Bright, Jessica Carter, Lucy Bronze, Keira Walsh, Lauren James, Georgia Stanway, Rachel Daly, Lauren Hemp, Alessia Russo.

Nigeria: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Ashleigh Plumptre, Osinachi Ohale, Blessing Demehin, Michelle Alozie, Toni Payne, Christy Ucheibe, Uchenna Kanu, Rasheedat Ajibade, Halimatu Ayinde, Ifeoma Onumonu.

Penalty Shootout

  • England's first kicker: Georgia Stanway (no goals)
  • Nigeria's first kicker: Desire Oparanozie (no goal)
  • England's second kicker: Beth England (goal)
  • Nigeria's second kicker: Michelle Alozie (no goals)
  • England's third kicker: Rachel Daly (goal)
  • Nigeria's third kicker: Rasheedat Ajibade (goal)
  • England's fourth kicker: Alex Greenwood (goal)
  • Nigeria's fourth kicker: Christy Ucheibe (goal)
  • England's fifth kicker: Chloe Kelly (goal)

Final score: England 4-2 Nigeria

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