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England's women are through to their third consecutive major tournament semi-final but must wait for the outcome of Friday's huge World Cup showdown between France and the United States to discover who their next opponents will be.
Megan Rapinoe scored two penalties for the United States against Spain, while Sweden overcame Canada to book their place in the last eight.
France captain Amandine Henry said she needed a "little luck" to score the 107th-minute winner which fired the hosts into the women's World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday with a 2-1 victory over Brazil.
Hosts France won through to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup on Sunday as Amandine Henry's extra-time strike secured a tense victory over Brazil to see them progress alongside England, who defeated Cameroon in a bad-tempered affair earlier.
Women's World Cup hosts France survived a scare to beat Brazil 2-1 in extra time and reach the quarter-finals on Sunday as captain Amandine Henry scored a dramatic winner in Le Havre.
Having already secured qualification for the last 16, hosts France and Germany ended the group stage on top of their pools.
With the 2019 Women's World Cup now in full swing, we take a closer look at some of the favourites to top their groups and move a step closer to lifting the trophy in Lyon on 7th July.
France and Germany ran out victors on Wednesday, to leave themselves within touching distance of the Women's World Cup knockout phase.
Wendie Renard is on top of the world after heading France to an opening win at this year's Women's World Cup, but her story begins with her battling boys at the foot of Mount Pelee in her native Martinique.
Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown in Nice on Wednesday.
France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd on Friday in Paris.
Some ten million viewers tuned in to see the Women's World Cup opening game on Friday as the 24 nation tournament got off to a colourful start.
Hosts France laid down a marker in the opening game of the women's World Cup as towering defender Wendie Renard scored twice in a rampant 4-0 win over South Korea to kick off the tournament in style in Paris on Friday.