LIONESSES PLAYER RATINGS: Lauren Hamp steals the gift while Alessia Russo and Ella Toone send in 3-1 semi-final win over Australia.

England scored a shock 3-1 victory over hosts Australia in their World Cup last on Wednesday.

Ella Toone gave the Lionesses a first-half lead earlier than Sam Kerr’s tremendous second-half equalizer restored hope for Australia.

Lauren Hamp put England forward once more in the 71st minute and Alessia Russo sealed the historic win with a late strike to arrange an exhilarating last towards Spain on Sunday.

Mail Sport’s IAN HERBERT offers his scores for the Lionesses from Down Under.

Lauren Hamp was Mail Sport’s man of the match with 8.5 after her essential objective

England (3-4-1-2)

Mary Earps-7

Instills confidence in England’s defence. Not near Kerr’s phenomenal shot, Courtney Wiene made an essential one-handed save.

Jess Carter-7

aggressive advances to thrust back Kerr’s threat. An occasional lapse in ball management, nevertheless superbly blocked on Kerr’s cross, merely after the Aussie’s objective.

Millie Bright – 5.5

A nasty struggle with Kerr. She could not deal with it as she pulled away to achieve and could be punished once more when Kerr drove over. Nice diagonal to arrange the winner.

Alex Greenwood-7

Solid on the counter assault, nevertheless successfully distributed. Leaned into a positive ball in the first half that Hamp ought to have scored from.

Lucy Bronze – 6.5

Not an essential participant, however she confirmed her class in flashes, virtually minimizing the goalkeeper Arnold from the tail of a knife in the second half.

Georgia Stanway – 6

Not in the greatest approach and by no means contributing as a lot as they normally do in small areas.

Keira Walsh – 7.5

Unlocked a part of the midfield line which put stress on Australia and blocked their provide line to Kerr. The thoughts of the crew.

Rachel Daly – 7

Excellent at each ends of the sphere, deflecting Hayley Raso’s photographs at the Aussie’s greatest flank but additionally changing into a member of the assault. Throw-in setting for shifting lens enter in movement.

Ella Toone opened the scoring in the first half and grabbed the all-important first objective of the match.

Alessia Russo received with the Lions’ third objective and a header

Ella Toone – 8

A fairly good-looking striker to take England all the approach. After combating for grace in this match, she received proper when she wished to.

Alessia Russo-8

An enormous threat when the moments got here. Did the job of holding up play and organising Toone’s objective and was inches away from a header in the second half. Great ending to the third.

Lauren hemp – 8.5

The mainstay of this English crew. Missed an opportunity in the first half, however Ellie Carpenter bullied the offense for a second and a nifty reverse transfer for a 3rd.

Subs: Nick Charles on Toone, 90; Chloe Kelly for Rousseau, 87

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