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Norway get one over Nordic rivals Iceland

Published: Wednesday 1 June 2016, 22.06CET
Norway 3-2 Iceland
Gylfi Sigurdsson's late penalty was nothing more than consolation for Iceland as the EURO finals debutants suffered defeat in Oslo.
Norway get one over Nordic rivals Iceland
Norway forward Adama Diomande (left) challenges Iceland's Jóhann Gudmundsson ©AFP/Getty Images
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Published: Wednesday 1 June 2016, 22.06CET

Norway get one over Nordic rivals Iceland

Norway 3-2 Iceland
Gylfi Sigurdsson's late penalty was nothing more than consolation for Iceland as the EURO finals debutants suffered defeat in Oslo.

  • Iceland are second best throughout as they lose to their Nordic counterparts
  • Defender Sverrir Ingason cancels out Stefan Johansen's early opener
  • Pål André Helland and Alexander Sørloth extend Norway's lead
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson's penalty reduces Iceland's arrears
  • Adama Diomande and Joshua King trouble an inexperienced Iceland defence
  • Key player: Adama Diomande (Norway)
  • Iceland play Liechtenstein on 6 June; EURO opener v Portugal in Saint-Etienne on 14 June

Last updated: 01/06/16 22.06CET

http://www.uefa.com/friendlies/season=2016/matches/round=2000582/match=2019599/postmatch/report/index.html#iceland+lose+norway

Lineups

Norway

Norway

Iceland

Iceland

12
NylandØrjan Nyland (GK)
12
KristinssonÖgmundur Kristinsson (GK)
Substitution46
2
AleesamiHaitam Aleesami
3
HaukssonHaukur Heidar Hauksson
Substitution62
3
HovlandEven Hovland
5
IngasonSverrir Ingason
Goal36
5
SvenssonJonas Svensson
6
R. SigurdssonRagnar Sigurdsson
7
KingJoshua King
Yellow Card45+3
Substitution53
7
GudmundssonJohann Gudmundsson
8
JohansenStefan Johansen (C)
Goal1
Substitution82
10
G. SigurdssonGylfi Sigurdsson
Goal81
10
HenriksenMarkus Henriksen
11
FinnbogasonAlfred Finnbogason
Substitution62
16
DiomandeAdama Diomande
Substitution72
15
BödvarssonJón Dadi Bödvarsson
Substitution46
18
SelnæsOle Selnæs
17
A. GunnarssonAron Gunnarsson (C)
Substitution82
21
ForrenVegard Forren
19
H. MagnússonHordur Magnússon
23
HellandPål André Helland
Goal41
Substitution53
20
HallfredssonEmil Hallfredsson
Substitution46

Substitutes

1
GrytebustSten Grytebust (GK)
1
HalldórssonHannes Halldórsson (GK)
22
André HansenAndré Hansen (GK)
13
I. JónssonIngvar Jónsson (GK)
Substitution46
4
StrandbergStefan Strandberg
2
B. SævarssonBirkir Sævarsson
6
GabrielsenRuben Gabrielsen
4
HermannssonHjörtur Hermannsson
11
FossumIver Fossum
Substitution72
8
B. BjarnasonBirkir Bjarnason
Substitution46
13
GunnarssonNiklas Gunnarsson
9
SigthórssonKolbeinn Sigthórsson
Substitution62
14
Veton BerishaVeton Berisha
14
ÁrnasonKári Árnason
15
SamuelsenMartin Samuelsen
Substitution53
16
SigurjónssonRúnar Már Sigurjónsson
Substitution82
17
LinnesMartin Linnes
18
E. BjarnasonElmar Bjarnason
Substitution62
19
JenssenRuben Yttergård Jenssen
Substitution82
21
TraustasonArnór Ingvi Traustason
20
V. BerishaValon Berisha
22
GudjohnsenEidur Gudjohnsen
Substitution46
24
SørlothAlexander Sørloth
Substitution53
Goal67
23
A. SkúlasonAri Skúlason

Coach

Per-Mathias Høgmo (NOR) Heimir Hallgrímsson (ISL)

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