SheBelieves Cup
Germany Women1England Women0

Germany women 1-0 England women

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Highlights: England pipped by Germany

England rounded off their SheBelieves Cup campaign with a narrow defeat at the hands of European and Olympic champions Germany in Washington.

Lina Magull hit the bar for Germany before Anja Mittag scored the winner just before half-time with a fine finish from 12 yards.

England threatened an equaliser after the break with Jordan Nobbs and Demi Stokes going close.

Jill Scott had a chance to score in stoppage time but fired over.

The Lionesses went into the game knowing a victory would give them a great chance of lifting the trophy following Saturday's defeat of hosts and world champions USA.

But Mark Sampson's team could find no way through after Mittag had scored her 50th international goal.

England, who lost 2-1 to France in their opening game, finished the tournament with one win and two defeats.

In the final game of the tournament, France beat hosts USA 3-0 - their worst defeat since a 4-0 loss to Brazil in the 2007 World Cup semi-finals - to win the trophy.

The French, with two wins and a draw, topped the four-team table with seven points from Germany (4).

England finished third on three points, above the US on goal difference.

Their next game is a friendly against Italy at Port Vale (19:45 GMT) on Friday, 7 April.

Line-ups

Germany Women

  • 12BenkarthSubstituted forWeißat 47'minutes
  • 14Blässe
  • 2Henning
  • 5PeterBooked at 87mins
  • 17KerschowskiSubstituted forFaißtat 60'minutesBooked at 72mins
  • 4MaierSubstituted forDemannat 45'minutesBooked at 71mins
  • 10Marozsán
  • 20MagullSubstituted forDoorsounat 80'minutes
  • 13DäbritzSubstituted forBremerat 90'minutes
  • 11MittagBooked at 76minsSubstituted forPetermannat 84'minutes
  • 9Popp

Substitutes

  • 1Schult
  • 7Bremer
  • 15Islacker
  • 18Petermann
  • 21Weiß
  • 23Faißt
  • 24Demann
  • 26Kayikci
  • 27Doorsoun
  • 29Rauch
  • 31Dallmann

England Women

  • 13Chamberlain
  • 4Bronze
  • 5Houghton
  • 15Bassett
  • 3Stokes
  • 17WilliamsSubstituted forBrightat 52'minutesBooked at 67mins
  • 7Nobbs
  • 8MooreSubstituted forScottat 73'minutes
  • 20Carney
  • 19DugganBooked at 36mins
  • 9TaylorSubstituted forWhiteat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Bardsley
  • 6Bright
  • 10Christiansen
  • 11White
  • 12Daly
  • 16Bonner
  • 18Scott
  • 21Earps
  • 22Parris
  • 23Williams
Referee:
Michelle Pye
Attendance:
10,000

Match Stats

Home TeamGermany WomenAway TeamEngland Women
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home14
Away13
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Germany 1, England 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Germany 1, England 0.

Attempt saved. Alexandra Popp (Germany) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lena Petermann.

Offside, England. Karen Carney tries a through ball, but Toni Duggan is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Jill Scott (England) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Germany. Pauline Bremer replaces Sara Däbritz.

Corner, Germany. Conceded by Demi Stokes.

Attempt blocked. Anna Blässe (Germany) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sara Däbritz.

Booking

Babett Peter (Germany) is shown the yellow card for dangerous play.

Dangerous play by Babett Peter (Germany).

Siobhan Chamberlain (England) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Lena Petermann (Germany) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lucy Bronze (England).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Germany. Lena Petermann replaces Anja Mittag.

Delay in match Josephine Henning (Germany) because of an injury.

Josephine Henning (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Toni Duggan (England).

Offside, Germany. Anna Blässe tries a through ball, but Sara Doorsoun is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Germany. Sara Doorsoun replaces Lina Magull.

Foul by Verena Faißt (Germany).

Jill Scott (England) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Sara Däbritz (Germany) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lina Magull.

Attempt saved. Demi Stokes (England) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, England. Conceded by Babett Peter.

Attempt blocked. Millie Bright (England) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Anja Mittag (Germany) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Anja Mittag (Germany).

Lucy Bronze (England) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Anja Mittag (Germany) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Josephine Henning following a corner.

Attempt missed. Josephine Henning (Germany) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Dzsenifer Marozsán with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Germany. Conceded by Demi Stokes.

Attempt missed. Ellen White (England) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Karen Carney with a cross following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, England. Jill Scott replaces Jade Moore.

Booking

Verena Faißt (Germany) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Verena Faißt (Germany).

Ellen White (England) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Kristin Demann (Germany) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kristin Demann (Germany).

Karen Carney (England) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France Women21102114
2Germany Women31111104
3USA Women21011103
4England Women310223-13
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