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Serbia seize lead as Norway go home empty-handed

Published: Friday 11 November 2016, 20.08CET
Serbia 2-0 Norway
The hosts took a big step towards next summer's finals after a first-half strike by captain Uroš Djurdjević and Kristoffer Haraldseid's own goal.
Serbia seize lead as Norway go home empty-handed
Uroš Djurdjević (far right) struck Serbia's opening goal of their play-off with Norway ©Srdjan Stevanovic

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Published: Friday 11 November 2016, 20.08CET

Serbia seize lead as Norway go home empty-handed

Serbia 2-0 Norway
The hosts took a big step towards next summer's finals after a first-half strike by captain Uroš Djurdjević and Kristoffer Haraldseid's own goal.

  • Serbia claim advantage in play-off with two unanswered goals in Belgrade
  • Djurdjević makes early breakthrough – but stings Norway into action
  • Haraldseid's desperate clearance from Živković results in own goal
  • Norway's Berisha and Ødegaard go close but visitors left frustrated
  • Tie concludes with second leg in Drammen on 15 November

Last updated: 14/03/17 13.10CET

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