Women’s World Cup Roundup: Japan holds off Scotland 2-1

Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory at the Women's World Cup on Friday in Rennes, France.
Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the 23rd minute to give Japan its first goal of the tournament.Read more on

England beats neighbor Scotland 2-1 to open World Cup

NICE, France (AP) — Ellen White got England off to a winning start at the Women's World Cup, curling in a shot to give the 2015 semifinalists a 2-1 victory against tournament newcomers Scotland.

In a dominant first half, Nikita Parris netted a penalty in the 14th minute before White struck in the 40th on the French Riviera.

But there was no repeat of England's 6-0 rout of its neighbor at the European Championship two years ago, with Scotland ensuring it was a nervy end for England coach Phil Neville's side after Claire Emslie pulled one back in the 79th.

But the 20th-ranked Scots couldn't produce an equalizer against No.Read more on

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