Ellen White’s double gave GB Girls a profitable begin to their Olympic 2020 marketing campaign with a cushty 2-0 win over Chile in Sapporo.
White, who scored twice in a warm-up recreation in opposition to New Zealand forward of the event, held her floor to complete off Lauren Hemp’s knock-down from Lucy Bronze’s cross with 17 minutes gone in Japan.
Bronze was once more concerned as GB Girls doubled their lead, teeing up the England ahead to seize her second of the day with a beautiful lofted ball to the again submit the place White, who had simply stayed onside, volleyed house acrobatically.
The win takes Nice Britain to the highest of the standings in Group E forward of Japan’s recreation with Canada in a while Wednesday, and means victory of their subsequent recreation in opposition to the Olympic hosts on Saturday would assure their path to the quarter-finals.
Staff GB Girls tackle hosts Japan on Saturday; kick-off at 11.30am.