Fran Kirby and Karen Carney scored in the second half, and England beat Mexico 2-1 Saturday at the Women's World Cup in Moncton, New Brunswick.
The English moved into a tie with France for second in Group F with three points and a game to go. Colombia is the surprise leader of the group after a 2-0 upset of France.
The 21-year-old Kirby got the first goal of the World Cup for England when she used a toe poke to beat Cecilia Santiago in the 71st minute. Carney scored on a header in the 82nd minute.