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England's Under-20s narrowly lost their opening Four Nations fixture 1-0 against the USA in La Portada, Chile.
Teresa Noyola scored the only goal of the game when she netted on 45 minutes to condemn the Three Lions to a defeat.
Mo Marley's squad are in South America to prepare for November's FIFA Women's U-20 World Cup, which they qualified for en route to reaching the Final of the UEFA Under-19 Championships last summer.
"It was a really competitive game against a strong USA team," said the Head Coach. "The girls did extremely well and created many chances."
England will be back in action on Wednesday against the tournament hosts in a game that will be broadcast live on national television. Chile fared slightly better than England in their opening fixture, coming from behind to draw 3-3 with Norway. Goals from Tina Wulf Eikeland in the fourth minute and June Tarnes on 40 minutes gave Norway a two-goal lead but Mayorie Hernandez (53) and Daniela Zamora (75) brought Chile level.
Tarnes restored Norway's lead with seven minutes remaining before Nathalie Quezada made it 3-3 in the 90th minute.
England: Dani Hill, Stephanie Houghton, Chelsea Weston, Dani Buet (sub Claire Rafferty 65 mins), Kelly Lawrence, Sophie Bradley, Ellen White, Lizzie Edwards, Natasha Dowie, Remi Allen, Jessica Clarke. Subs not used: Rebecca Spencer, Michelle Hinnigan, Sophie Walton, Jayne Eadie, Sian Larkin, Toni Duggan.
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