Luxembourg 0-10 England: White, Greenwood and Bright each score twice in Women's World Cup qualifier

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Ellen White's double win against Luxembourg saw her increase her England goalscoring total to 43

Ellen White, Alex Greenwood, and Millie Bright all scored twice as England hammered Luxembourg in an utterly one-sided Women's World Cup qualifying match.

Under Sarina Wiegman, the Lionesses have scored 18 goals in their two matches.

Ellen White twice attacked from close range. Nikita Paarris added another, before Alex Greenwood took a second.

Bright scored her first England goal, before Rachel Daly (Bethany England) completed the victory.

Mary Earps, goalkeeper, was unaffected in Friday's 8-1 win against North Macedonia. She again started and did little as she tried to claim England's number 1.

Lucie Schlime, Luxembourg's goalkeeper, was ranked 114 spots below England in the global rankings. She made a great reaction to keep White out and then scored twice in six minutes to give the visitors control.

White's first-half brace brought him within three goals of Kelly Smith's record of 46 goals.

Wiegman described North Macedonia's thumping as an "OK" performance, and demanded more clinical results after 48 shots were taken - only 18 of them on target.

The first period was much the same as against Luxembourg, with Fran Kirby failing to make good chances and Ella Toone not making any. Parris added a third goal from a header before Greenwood celebrated her 50th cap by scoring a goal either way.

After hours of relentless pressure Jessica Berscheid finally directed the ball into her net, and Bright, centre-back, was able to celebrate her first two goals with the Lionesses in her 40th appearance.

Her second goal came in injury time, but Daly still had time to score an emotional ninth. This was just days after Martyn's death. England, a Liverpool loan forward, scored the 10th goal shortly afterwards.

Wiegman's side will face a tougher challenge when they take on Northern Ireland, who defeated Latvia 4-0 on Tuesday.

Kirby is instrumental in England's return

Sarina Wiegman took Fran Kirby against North Macedonia out of her "manageable load"

The heavy defeat of England by Luxembourg was a landmark moment for Luxembourg as it hosted the first Women's World Cup qualifier.

Daniel Santos, their manager, previously mentioned being in charge of a team that was "not at the required levels yet", but being determined to endure "some major setbacks" and gain valuable experience.

England provided evidence of the division between the two countries.

Wiegman made only two changes to his team for the Grand Duchy trip. Georgia Stanway and Beth Mead were replaced by Kirby and Parris, an experienced and decorated pair. Kirby was last season voted Professional Footballers Association Player of the Year.

After Lauren Hemp's genius on the left made the opener, Kirby was involved in the three following. Kirby first threaded a ball through for White, then set up Parris, Greenwood and Greenwood from the corners.

The hosts were punished by a heavy deflection for Greenwood’s second goal and an own goal. Three injury-time strikes at half-time made it the first time England has scored 10 goals in a match since their victory over Montenegro in 2014.

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