What do England need to qualify for Women’s World Cup last-16?

England will qualify for the knockout levels of the Women’s World Cup so long as they keep away from defeat to China within the finale of Group D.

The Lionesses have opened their World Cup marketing campaign with back-to-back wins over Haiti and Denmark to take management of their destiny.

However China’s late win towards Haiti final day trip means there may be nonetheless work for Sarina Wiegman’s facet to do – with both Australia or Nigeria ready within the last-16.

England have solely misplaced as soon as beneath Wiegman however will likely be with out key midfielder Keira Walsh for their remaining group fixture.

Right here’s every part you need to know.

How does every group qualify?


– Will qualify with a win or draw towards China, which might additionally affirm high spot in Group D and a last-16 tie towards Nigeria.

– England can nonetheless qualify with a defeat towards China, however they require Denmark to lose or draw. If England lose and Denmark fail to win, the Lionesses will end second if China overtake them on aim distinction.

– If England lose and Denmark win, the Lionesses would need to end with a greater aim distinction than one among China or Denmark. England subsequently can not lose by a couple of aim.


– Denmark will undergo in the event that they win and China draw or lose.

– If Denmark and China end with the identical end result, it is going to go down to aim distinction after which targets scored of their remaining group match. They at the moment have an identical aim data after shedding a match 1-0 and profitable a match 1-0. Denmark can even undergo forward of England if the Lionesses lose to China by a couple of aim.


– China will undergo in the event that they win and Denmark draw or lose.

– If China match Denmark’s results of a win and a draw then it comes down to aim distinction.


– Haiti should beat Denmark and hope China lose to England. It could then come down to aim distinction, with three groups (Haiti, Denmark and China) all degree on three factors. Subsequently, if Haiti win by a couple of aim and China lose, they’re assured to undergo.

Group D standings

1. England – 6 factors (+2 aim distinction)

2. Denmark – 3 factors (+0)

3. China – 3 factors (+0)

4. Haiti – 0 factors (-2)

Outcomes and fixtures

England 1-0 Haiti

Denmark 1-0 China

England 1-0 Denmark

Haiti 0-1 China

England vs China (12pm BST)

Denmark vs Haiti (12pm BST)

When is England vs China?

The match will kick off at 12pm BST on Tuesday 1 August on the Hindmarsh Stadium in Adelaide.

How can I watch it?

England’s match towards China will likely be proven on ITV 1 and on ITV X, with protection beginning at 11:15am.

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