Amandine Henry edges France past Brazil and into quarter-final

France captain Amandine Henry scored an extra-time winner against Brazil to seal a quarter-final place for the Womens World Cup hosts Captain Amandine Henry steered hosts France into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with the extra-time winner against Brazil. After Thaisa had cancelled out Valrie Gauvins 52nd-minute opener just after the hour mark, Henry settled a tense tie at Stade Ocane in Le Havre in the first minute of the second period of extra time. The Lyon midfielder stole in front of covering defender Monica to sidefoot home from Amel Majris beautifully weighted right-wing free-kick to set up a last-eight clash with Spain or three-times champions the United States. Following a cagey opening 22 minutes, France believed they had …