England Women put five past Italy

Lotte Wubben-Moy opened her account for England
Lotte Wubben-Moy scored her first goal for England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

England ran out 5-1 winners over Italy in a friendly international played at Estadio Nuevo Mirado in Spain.

England were ahead after only 60 seconds, Lotte Wubben-Moy heading home from an Alex Greenwood corner.

After getting her first goal for England, Wubben-Moy nearly netted again with just seven minutes played but Laura Giuliani turned her header round the post.

The lead was doubled on 21 minutes via another corner kick, which fell for Lauren Hemp whose deflected effort found the back of the net.

It was 3-0 after the half-hour mark and again from a corner, Georgia Stanway this time with the delivery and Hemp getting her second but with a header on this occasion.

International Friendly - England v Italy - Estadio Nuevo Mirador
Sofia Cantore (Italy) and Alex Greenwood (England) battle for the ball. (Daniela Porcelli / SPP)

Mary Earps kept out a Sofia Cantore effort with her boot in first-half stoppage-time, but Italy did pull a goal back before the break through Michela Cambiaghi.

Lauren James forced a sharp save from  Giuliani in the second half, before delivering for Ella Toone to volley home.

Rachel Daly pounced on a short back-pass to score England’s fifth and final goal.

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