EURO 2020 | NORWAY 1 - SPAIN 1

EURO 2020 Group qualifiers tonight with NORWAY hosting SPAIN in a must win match for the home team. Spain needed a win to mathematically go through to next years Euro Championships, while Norway needed to not lose to keep alive there options for the second place of the Group. Here is a short summary of events, goalscorers & final result.

Norway - Spain

Above is the Spain starting XI in the image with the main news being SERGIO RAMOS who becomes the most Capped player in Spanish Football History with 168 International matches overtaking goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

The first half was uncomfortable for Spain, which started with ball possession and had a chance through Oyarzabal early on. However, as the match went on & Norway found counter-attacks things got complicated. 

Norway - Spain

Great start for Spain in the 47th min when SAUL scored from long rang. However, as the first half, Norway never gave in & kept fighting to stay alive in the competition. Although Spain defended the long balls bravely with an exceptional ALBIOL, Norway found a penalty in the 93rd min which KING converted to equalize.

Spain is left without direct qualification for the European Championship and will have to wait until Tuesday to see if it obtains the direct passport against Sweden. 

Norway - Spain


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