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90'Off, Ellen White. On, Laura Bassett.
83'Off, Shinobu Ohno. On, Nahomi Kawasumi.
79'More decisive keeping from Karen Bardsley beating away two dangerous Japan crosses from either wing.
72'Another corner from Japan as they look to get back into this game, but Karen Bardsley plucks from the air well.
66'Rachel Yankey. Rachel Yankey makes it 2-0 to England with another terrific finish. Controlling a Karen Carney pass from the left into the area, she beat Ayumi Kaihori to the ball before lifting superbly over the keeper and into the net.
63'Off, Kelly Smith. On, Eniola Aluko.
60'Corner for Japan after Alex Scott turns away a Shinobu Ohno cross. England defending at the minute.
56'Off, Kozue Ando. On, Karina Maruyama.
50'Yuki Nagasato sees a great opportunity go begging after Miyama's free-kick finds her inside the six-yard box. Fortunately for England her instinctive toe-poke goes wide.
46'Off, Jess Clarke. On, Rachel Yankey.
46'The second-half begins as England make a change bringing on Rachel Yankey for Jess Clarke.
39'Chances coming at both ends, and this time Yukari Kinga fires over from 18 yards after a patient Japan attack.
38'Ellen White almost doubles her tally with a spectacular over-shoulder volley from Jess Clarke's left-hand cross, but Kaihori wins this one tipping the ball over the bar.
36'Jill Scott breaks into the Japan box and looks for Ellen White on the penalty spot, but she fails to get the bend on the ball and her pass goes straight into Kaihori's hands.
35'Japan are pushing for an equaliser and come very close through Kosue Ando, but Sophie Bradley clears from a yard out.
28'Jill Scott snuffs out a positive Japan move with a solid tackle on Shinobu Ohno just outside the England area.
15'Ellen White. Ellen White puts England in front with a fine goal. Karen Carney picks her out with a pin-point through-ball and White applies a perfect first-time lob over the despairing dive of Ayumi Kaihori.
13'Yuki Nagasato tries a shot from range but it's a routine save for Karen Bardsley.
08'Ellen White almost manages to steer home a Jill Scott flick-on from Sophie Bradley's long throw, but the ball is deflected wide for a corner.
KOEngland get the game underway in Augsburg looking to secure their place in the knockout stage
00'England starting XI: 1 Karen Bardsley, 2 Alex Scott, 3 Rachel Unitt, 4 Jill Scott, 6 Casey Stoney(c), 7 Jess Clarke, 9 Ellen White, 10 Kelly Smith, 12 Karen Carney, 15 Sophie Bradley, 18 Anita Asante
00'Japan starting XI: 21 Ayumi Kaihori, 2 Yukari Kinga, 3 Azusa Iwashimizu, 4 Saki Kumagai, 6 Mizuha Sakaguchi, 7 Kozue Ando, 8 Aya Miyama, 10 Homare Sawa(c), 11 Shinobu Ohno, 15 Aya Sameshima, 17 Yuki Nagasato