While a controversial penalty saw Scotland lose 2-1 to England, it did not stop fans enjoying a historic moment as they scored their first goal at the Women's World Cup. 

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Nicola Sturgeon, the Women's National Team patron, was captured enjoying the moment as Claire Emslie scored a historic goal in the second half of the opening game. 


Captured by Brenna Jessie, the video shows the First Minister, Hannah Bardell and others celebrating.

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The First Minister tweeted: “Scotland did us proud tonight. Great second half performance in particular. I know they will be disappointed not to take a point but so many positives to build on for the next match. Well done and good luck on Friday.”

Nikita Parris scored a 14th-minute penalty and Ellen White added a curled finish shortly before the break with Scotland dominating much of the second half. The Scottish side next face Japan in Rennes on Friday