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England 2 (Houghton 36, Parris 52)>
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USA 2 (Rapinoe 33, Heath 82)
England 2 (Houghton 36, Parris 52)

England Women earned a credible 2-2 draw with World Cup holders USA in their second match at this year's SheBelieves Cup.
 
Goals by Steph Houghton and Nikita Parris put Phil Neville's side ahead after Megan Rapinoe volleyed the hosts into the lead just after the half hour mark.
 
Tobin Heath rescued a point for the Stars and Stripes when the Lionesses failed to clear their lines from a corner.
 
The result leaves England on four points from their opening two matches - joint top with Japan, who they face in their final match on Tuesday night.
 
There were four changes to the starting eleven that defeated Brazil 2-1 on Wednesday.
 
Karen Bardsley replaced Carly Telford in goal, Demi Stokes came in for Alex Greenwood at left back, Toni Duggan took Karen Carney's spot out wide, while Rachel Daly came in for Isobel Christiansen, with Lucy Bronze pushed into central midfield.
 
It was an even contest throughout, evidenced by the fact there were just three minutes between USA's opener and England's equaliser.
 
Kelley O'Hara sent a right sided cross into the box which Daly headed clear - only for Rapinoe to chest the loose ball down and volley past a helpless Bardsley.
 
Houghton restored parity almost immediately courtesy of a free kick from inside the box. Duggan rolled the ball to her skipper and the 30-year-old bent a shot into the far corner of Adrianna Franch's goal.
 
England tails were up and some wonderful link up play led to their second goal of the evening.
 
Bronze found Kirby who played the ball, first time, round the corner into Parris's path - and the striker drilled home a low, angled effort.
 
Ellen White, the match winner when England defeated USA at the SheBelieves Cup two years ago, came close to her second goal in two games but her shot zipped narrowly wide of the upright.
 
Heath took full advantage, earning USA a point with a close range finish from a corner.
 
England now face a winner-takes-all encounter against 2015 World Cup runners-up Japan in Tampa on Tuesday night.
 
England: Karen Bardsley, Rachel Daly, Demi Stokes, Keira Walsh, Steph Houghton, Abbie McManus, Nikita Parris (sub Jodie Taylor 88mins), Lucy Bronze, Ellen White (sub Georgia Stanway 80mins), Fran Kirby (sub Beth Mead 73mins), Toni Duggan. Subs not used: Carly Telford, Alex Greenwood, Isobel Christiansen, Gemma Bonner, Leah Williamson, Chioma Ubogagu, Karen Carney, Mary Earps, Lucy Staniforth.
 

 
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