England and Scotland to meet in their Women’s World Cup opener

• Home nations also draw Argentina and Japan
• Hosts France face Norway, Nigeria and South Korea

England and Scotland have been drawn together in Group D for the Women’s World Cup in France next summer and will play each other in their opening match, in Nice on Sunday 9 June.

Scotland are making their debut while England are looking to improve on their semi-final showing four years ago. Speaking on BBC Two, The Scotland and Manchester City defender Jen Beattie said: “I think it just probably adds to the excitement even more now that we know who’s in our group. England again in the opening game of the tournament, only our second tournament ever.” England beat an injury-depleted Scotland 6-0 at Euro 2017.

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via Football | The Guardian

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