Netherlands’ Stefanie van der Gragt celebrates scoring their second goal with team-mates during the Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Italy at Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Netherlands 2 Italy 0 The Netherlands reached the Women’s World Cup semi-finals for the first time after second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema an(...)

The Italy players celebrate after the match. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Italy 2 China 0 Italy eased past China 2-0 in Montpellier to secure their place in the last eight of the Women’s World Cup. Valentina Giacinti and A(...)

Italy striker  Cristiana Girelli  is congratulated by team-mates after completing her hat-trick in the Women’s World Cup game against Jamaica at the  Auguste-Delaune Stadium in Reims. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Italy 5 Jamaica 0 Italy’s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for (...)