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Women's Hockey World Cup: England beat China 1-0

09-01-2010 11:27 BJT

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Women's Hockey World Cup, England faced China on Tuesday. A close match came down to a single score that decided the outcome in Argentina.

England scored on a penalty corner strike within the first minute of the first half. The deflected shot gave the team the early injection of confidence needed against the world No. 3 Chinese side. China had a point to prove after losing to 11th-ranked South Korea on Sunday.

China seemed to be on a comeback, but England's goalkeeper Beth Storry gave the performance of a lifetime to stop relentless Chinese attacks from reaching the back of the net.

England dominated the first half, but the momentum swung in China's favor after the break. It took everything England's team had to keep China at bay and its game plan worked to perfection. The Chinese could not score and finally lost the match. England claims victory with a 1-0 final.

England faced China on Tuesday. A close match came down to a single score that
decided the outcome in Argentina.

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Editor:Jin Lin |Source: CNTV

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