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Harrogate's Rachel Daly on the scoresheet as Lionesses thrash Italy

Rachel Daly was on the scoresheet as England's Lionesses thrashed Italy 5-1 in a friendly match last night.

Harrogate's Rachel Daly on the scoresheet as Lionesses thrash Italy Harrogate’s Lioness Rachel Daly was on the scoresheet as England thrashed Italy 5-1 in a friendly match last night. Harrogate-born Rachel rounded off the scoring in the 79th minute, eight minutes after replacing Chloe Kelly as a substitute. England’s other four goals came from Lauren Hemp (2), Lotte Wubben-Moy and Ella Toone. Michela Cambiaghi scored Italy’s consolation goal. Lauren Hemp told ITV afterwards:

"It was a very good performance. I thought we were very dominant in possession. We were unfortunate to concede. "I've really enjoyed the camp. The squad is in a great place and we're full of confidence. It's great for us to take into the next games and the [Euro 2025] qualifiers."
The match brought to an end England’s successful warm weather training in Spain. Watch the highlights from the match here: https://twitter.com/Lionesses/status/1762711727924523469 The Euro 2025 qualifying draw takes place on 5th March at 12pm. England’s qualification campaign for the tournament will take place in April 2025. Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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