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Published: Wednesday 1 May 2013, 11.01CET
A famous play-off win against France has earned Norway a place at the latter stages for the first time since 1998: UEFA.com has all the key facts on the Scandinavian challengers.
 
 

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Published: Wednesday 1 May 2013, 11.01CET

Norway

A famous play-off win against France has earned Norway a place at the latter stages for the first time since 1998: UEFA.com has all the key facts on the Scandinavian challengers.

Norway

Final tournament record
1998: third place

All-time competitive record
P149 W66 D29 L54

2013 qualifying (including play-off)
P10 W7 D1 L2  F13 A7
Top scorers: Jo Inge Berget, Marcus Pedersen, Thomas Rogne, Harmeet Singh (all 2)
Ever presents: Harmeet Singh, Stefan Strandberg, Vegar Hedenstad

Norway U21s capped at senior level
Markus Henriksen (17 caps), Valon Berisha (10), Håvard Nordtveit (10), Magnus Eikrem (9), Joshua King (6), Vegar Hedenstad (4), Harmeet Singh (3), Jo Inge Berget (3), Anders Konradssen (2), Thomas Rogne (2), Marcus Pedersen (2), Fredrik Semb Berge (2), Yann-Erik de Lanlay (2), Håvard Nielsen (2)

Players with previous U21 tournament experience
None

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Marcus Pedersen added to his tally against Israel

Most capped player
All-time: Tommy Svindal Larsen (41)
Current: Harmeet Singh (37)

Leading scorer
All time: Trond Fredrik Ludvigsen (16)
Current: Marcus Pedersen (7)

Biggest wins
Final tournament:

England 1-3 Norway, 08/06/2013
Group stage, Ha Moshava, Petah Tikva

Norway 2-0 Netherlands, 31/05/1998
Third-place play-off, Cotroceni, Bucharest

Qualifying:
Norway 6-0 Italy 05/06/1991
1992 qualifying group stage, Viking stadion, Stavanger

Heaviest defeats
Final tournament:

Spain 3-0 Norway 15/06/2013
Semi-final, Netanya Municipal Stadium, Netanya

Qualifying:
England 6-0 Norway 06/09/1977
1978 qualifying group stage, Goldstone Ground, Brighton

Last updated: 16/06/13 10.52CET

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