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Sarina Wiegman's Plan B could win England the World Cup! Winners & losers as Lauren James and Alessia Russo lead new-look Lionesses to statement win over China

England secured their place in the last 16 of the Women's World Cup on Tuesday, a 6-1 win over China sealing top spot in Group D and a meeting in the knockout rounds with a Nigeria side who have impressed. Goals in Adelaide came from Alessia Russo, Lauren Hemp, Lauren James (twice), Chloe Kelly and Rachel Daly as the Lionesses ran riot against the Asian champions.

Head coach Sarina Wiegman mixed things up in her team's final group game, switching to a 3-5-2 system that she'd never previously used in her current job, and it certainly paid dividends. The reward was almost immediate, with there just four minutes on the clock when Russo broke the deadlock. The Arsenal forward has struggled for form as of late, but her first goal for her country since February - and only her second since September - will have done her the world of good.

With less than 30 minutes played, Hemp made it two, her cool finish coming at the end of a great move while James, having assisted the first two goals, superbly added England's third just before half- time with a sublime strike from the edge of the box.

The Lionesses started the second half slowly, with Wang Shuang pulling a goal back for China from the penalty spot, but the result rarely looked in danger as another sensational strike by James was followed by Kelly pouncing on a goalkeeping error and Daly smashing a loose ball in the box into the roof of the net.

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