Phil Neville's side went ahead in the 14th minute at the Stade du Hainaut when Cameroon were deemed guilty of a back-pass and, from the resulting indirect free kick
, Toni Duggan teed up a strike by England captain Steph Houghton.
Houghton scored the first goal after the captain was set up for an indirect free kick
in the penalty area in the 14th minute.
Here is what the new rule on freekicks says: "When there is a 'wall' of three or more defenders, the attackers are not allowed within 1m (1yd) of the wall; an attacker less than 1m (1yd) from the 'wall' when the kick is taken will be penalised with an indirect free kick
Free kicks When there is a 'wall' of three or more defenders, the attackers are not allowed within 1m of the wall; an attacker less than 1m from the 'wall' when the kick is taken will be penalised with an indirect free kick
Celebrations A yellow card for an 'illegal' celebration (e.g.
Boye-Hlorkah's strike from an indirect free kick
, awarded to Everton after Van Veedendaal had inexplicably picked up Leah Williamson's back-pass, raised the anxiety level among a 2,000-strong crowd in the final 30 minutes.
The encounter was settled 11 minutes from time in bizarre fashion when the Archers were awarded an indirect free kick
in the box, and the ball was rolled to Kyle McCarthy whose shot was deflected into the net off the wall.
Rwandan import Tuyisenge then doubled the lead with a well taken shot from an indirect free kick
from inside the area after Yanga custodian Rostand Youthe was penalised for releasing the ball and then holding it with his two hands.
Kroos curled in a superb strike from an indirect free kick
to grab the three points for the four-times world champions who are now level with Sweden in Group F on three points and behind Mexico who have six.
The match official deeming it to be an indirect free kick
although there was no indication prior to the free kick.
Al Nasr were awarded an indirect free kick
inside the area early on after a Sepahan defender passed back to the keeper, but the visitors packed the goal line and Jires Kembo Ekoko's effort was kept out.
Inside two minutes, Merthyr goalkeeper Glyn Garner was penalised for collecting a back pass and from the resultant indirect free kick
, Danny Talbot found the net.
He waited longer than Simon Mignolet!" That was a reference to the keeper's mistake in holding on to the ball for longer than six seconds to concede an indirect free kick
from which Bordeaux opened the scoring.