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09 November 2019 22:35

England women's football team broke the record for the highest attendance at a Lionesses' home fixture.

However the gate was just below the record for a women's football game played in England, with the record set at 80,023 during the 2012 Olympics final between the US and Japan in 2012. A staggering 77,768 were in attendance at Wembley to watch England take on Germany. Despite the record-breaking attendance, England slumped to a 2-1 defeat against Germany. Germany took the lead in the ninth minute, with Alexendra Popp finishing smartly with a header the visitors. Ellen White equalised just before half-time for England.

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Sorry, this content isn't available on your device. The experienced forward beat the offside trap and got on the end of a clever lofted cross from Kiera Walsh to score her 36th international goal. The result might have been different for England had Parris scored her penalty. England women's football team broke the record for the highest attendance at a Lionesses' home fixture. Credit: PA