England make winning start at Women's World Cup

CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

England are off to a winning start at the Women's World Cup despite being pushed to the edge by Scotland.

Phil Neville's side held on for a 2-1 victory in their opening group game in Nice.

Elsewhere, Italy overcame Australia 2-1, while Brazil beat Jamaica 3-0.

In Monday’s games, Argentina take on Japan in Paris and Canada face Cameroon in Montpellier.

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