England suffer agonising defeat by France in opener - report & highlights

England suffer agonising defeat by France in opener - report & highlights
England suffer agonising defeat by France in opener - report & highlights
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England conceded a 95th-minute goal as they suffered an agonising defeat by France in their SheBelieves Cup opener.

Wendie Renard glanced in a header from a corner deep into injury time to consign Mark Sampson's side to a cruel defeat in Pennsylvania.

Marie-Laure Delie had headed France level with 10 minutes to go after Jordan Nobbs' 25-yard opening goal.

England's second game in the four-team tournament is against hosts the United States in New Jersey on Saturday.

They then finish with a game against Germany in Washington on 7 March.

Wednesday's result means England are still waiting for their first victory in the SheBelieves Cup, having drawn one and lost two in last year's event, and are without a win over the French since 1974.

Sampson's team are the lowest-ranked side in the event, with World Cup holders USA first, European and Olympic champions Germany second and France third.

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