Kalmar Arena - Kalmar 22/07/2013 - 18:00CET (18:00 local time)

Quarter-finals

Norway - Spain
3-1
 

Norway - Spain 3-1 - 22/07/2013 - Match page - UEFA Women's EURO 2013

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Norway cruise into the final four to face the winner of Denmark and France. After Spain's early flurry Even Pellerud's side took control with Solveig Gulbrandsen and Irene Paredes's own goal putting them ahead at the break before Ada Hegerberg got the third. They will be full of confidence heading into the semi-finals.
  • Goal
    90+2
    Hermoso (Spain) scores!
    Spain do get a consolation in the end. Hermoso slaloms past a couple of defenders before exchanging passes with Verónica Boquete and driving in from the edge of the area.
  • 90
    Tirapu (Spain) makes a save.
    The corner from the left finds the substitute Cathrine Dekkerhus but she pops her header straight into the arms of the Spanish keeper.
  • 90
    Dekkerhus (Norway) has an effort on goal.
  • 90
    Stensland (Norway) takes the corner.
  • 88
    Hermoso (Spain) misses the target.
    Chance for a consolation for Spain as Adriana lays back to Hermoso on the edge of the area but the shot is wayward and no worry for Ingrid Hjelmseth who watches it drift wide.
  • 88
    Putellas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 87
    Dekkerhus (Norway) is penalised for a foul on Verónica Boquete (Spain).
  • 86
    Putellas (Spain) is flagged for offside.
  • 85
    Dekkerhus (Norway) is flagged for offside.
  • 85
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 85
    Erika Vázquez (Spain) fouls.
  • 84
    Ryland (Norway) is penalised for a foul on Verónica Boquete (Spain).
  • 83
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    83
    Landa (Spain) is shown a yellow card.
  • 83
    Landa (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Ryland (Norway).
  • 82
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Erika Vázquez (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Dekkerhus (Norway).
  • 82
    Thorsnes (Norway) has a shot blocked.
    A cross is punched clear by Ainhoa Tirapu but falls straight to the substitute who shoots first time only to be denied by Irene Paredes who gets back on the line to clear.
  • Substitution
    81
    Ryland (in) - Hansen (out) (Norway)
  • 80
    Verónica Boquete (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Gulbrandsen (Norway).
  • Substitution
    77
    Borja (in) - Martín (out) (Spain)
  • 77
    Hermoso (Spain) misses the target.
    A rare sight of goal for Spain as the No21 lines up a shot from 25 metres but the effort was wayward, flying right from a central position.
  • Substitution
    76
    Dekkerhus (in) - Isaksen (out) (Norway)
  • 76
    Hjelmseth (Norway) makes a save.
  • 76
    Paredes (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 76
    Martín (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 74
    Tirapu (Spain) makes a save.
    A free-kick is overhit into the area it almost works in Norway's favour as it curls towards goal, but the Spanish keeper gets back and catches to keep it out.
  • 74
    Rønning (Norway) has an effort on goal.
  • 74
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 74
    Torrejón (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Minde (Norway).
  • Substitution
    71
    Thorsnes (in) - Ada Hegerberg (out) (Norway)
  • 71
    Martín (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    70
    Landa (in) - Ibarra (out) (Spain)
  • 70
    Ada Hegerberg (Norway) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Paredes (Spain).
  • Goal
    64
    Ada Hegerberg (Norway) scores!
    A fantastic finish pretty much secures Norway's passage into the final four. Kristine Hegland scurries free on the left and plays into the No 21 who controls with her first touch before curling a beautiful shot in from 20 metres off the post.
  • 63
    Gulbrandsen (Norway) fouls.
  • Substitution
    62
    Erika Vázquez (in) - Ruth García (out) (Spain)
  • 62
    Stensland (Norway) delivers the corner.
  • 60
    Verónica Boquete (Spain) misses the target.
  • 60
    Stensland (Norway) delivers the corner.
  • 59
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Torrejón (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Minde (Norway).
  • 56
    Stensland (Norway) has a shot blocked.
    Yet more frustration for the captain as another thunderbolt from the edge of the area is blocked by a Spanish body.
  • 54
    Rønning (Norway) misses the target.
    The corner from the left reaches the back post but the cross back across goal loops the wrong side of the post.
  • 54
    Stensland (Norway) delivers the corner.
  • 53
    Stensland (Norway) has a shot blocked.
    The captain almost stretches the lead as Caroline Hansen rolls back to the edge of the area from the right but her powerful effort is blocked by Irene Paredes. It looked destined for the top corner.
  • 51
    Hjelmseth (Norway) makes a save.
    Norway providing stern resistance as Spain probe, looking for a way back int the game. A cross from the right finds its way to Alexia Putellas at the back post but under pressure she cannot got away a threatening shot which the keeper gathers comfortably.
  • 51
    Putellas (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 49
    Ada Hegerberg (Norway) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Paredes (Spain).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Spain get the second half under way knowing they must put in the biggest 45 minutes of their careers to progress. They trail by two goal against a side who has conceded just once in the tournament. They have to go for it.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Spain started like a train but go in at half-time two goals down thanks in part to the strength of Norway's defending and rank bad luck. After riding out the early storm Solveig Gulbrandsen's cross curled straight in before Irene Paredes cruelly turned into her own net.
  • 45
    Ada Hegerberg (Norway) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45
    Tirapu (Spain) makes a save.
  • 45
    Stensland (Norway) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    43
    Paredes (Spain) scores an own goal.
    What a blow for Spain on the stroke of half-time. Trine Rønning's free-kick from near the halfway line is helped on its way by Caroline Hansen before Paredes slices her clearance which agonisingly loops high into the air, dropping over Ainhoa Tirapu and under the bar.
  • 43
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 42
    Hermoso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Stensland (Norway).
  • 42
    Gulbrandsen (Norway) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 41
    Torrejón (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ada Hegerberg (Norway).
  • 39
    Ada Hegerberg (Norway) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ruth García (Spain).
  • 38
    Stensland (Norway) delivers the corner.
  • 38
    Stensland (Norway) has a shot blocked.
    Caroline Hansen is causing problems on Spain's left and her ball into the area is controlled on the thigh by the captain before she drills at goal, but the ball deflects just wide.
  • 36
    Martín (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 34
    Hjelmseth (Norway) makes a save.
  • 34
    Hermoso (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 32
    Gulbrandsen (Norway) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tirapu (Spain).
  • 32
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 32
    (Spain) fouls.
  • 31
    Stensland (Norway) misses the target.
  • 30
    Martín (Spain) misses the target.
    Norway are unable to head away a Spanish ball into the area and it eventually falls to the No10 who cannot direct her volley on goal on her weaker left foot.
  • 29
    Putellas (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 29
    Martín (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 28
    Isaksen (Norway) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Martín (Spain).
  • 28
    Stensland (Norway) delivers the corner.
  • 27
    Minde (Norway) has a shot blocked.
    A whipped cross from the right finds the forward in the area but a last-gasp block prevents her from working Ainhoa Tirapu.
  • 26
    Hjelmseth (Norway) makes a save.
  • 26
    Martín (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    24
    Gulbrandsen (Norway) scores!
    Spain are made to pay for failing to take early chances as the No8 beats her marker on the right and her inswinging cross evaded everyone in the area and curls just inside the far post.
  • 23
    Ada Hegerberg (Norway) misses the target.
    Norway are so close to a lead. Toril Akerhaugen lofts a ball into the area and Ingvild Stensland's cushioned header sends the ball perfectly into the path of the No21, who cannot slip the ball into the far corner from an angle on the left.
  • 23
    Hermoso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Stensland (Norway).
  • 20
    Gulbrandsen (Norway) misses the target.
    Norway come forward with intent for the first time. Gulbrandsen exchanges swift passes with Ada Hegerberg on the edge of the area after a dogged run before smashing just over the bar.
  • 18
    Mjelde (Norway) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hermoso (Spain).
  • 9
    Christensen (Norway) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 8
    Stensland (Norway) delivers the corner.
  • 7
    Martín (Spain) misses the target.
    Silvia Meseguer chips over the top to Verónica Boquete. She controls with her back to goal and lays off to her strike partner who drives a shot just over the target.
  • 6
    Rønning (Norway) takes the free-kick.
  • 6
    Putellas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Akerhaugen (Norway).
  • 5
    Putellas (Spain) misses the target.
    It is all Spain at the moment and they probe down the left this time, a deep cross to the back post cannot be turned in by the No12 stretching out a leg.
  • 4
    Hermoso (Spain) has a shot blocked.
    The corner from the right is not cleared after Adriana challenges and the ball falls to the No21 who drives at goal but the mass of Nowegian bodies proves too thick to find a way through.
  • 4
    Martín (Spain) has a shot blocked.
  • 4
    Putellas (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 3
    Silvia Meseguer (Spain) has a shot blocked.
    Bright start from Spain with Verónica Boquete releasing Alexia Putellas down the right, and the No12 lays into the path of Meseguer but the shot is blocked on the edge of the area.
  • 3
    Silvia Meseguer (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Stensland (Norway).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Norway kick things off as they continue their search for a third title. The Group B winners will be confident as they take on second-placed Group C side Spain, themselves in search of a first title of their own.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 
 

Match statistics

Norway
Spain

3

Goals scored

1

14

Total attempts

14

5

Attempts on target

5

4

off target

6

0

against woodwork

0

7

Corners

4

4

Offsides

2

0

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

9

Fouls committed

12

10

Fouls suffered

8

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