Nygård heads Norway to Ireland success

Republic of Ireland 0-1 Norway Rikke Bogetveit Nygård's header in the dying minutes handed the Irish a second defeat, and gave her side hope of a top-two finish in Group B. 

Action from Norway's win
Action from Norway's win ©Sportsfile
  • Rikke Bogetveit Nygård heads late Norway winner from Olaug Tvedten's well-taken corner
  • First Group B win for Norway; second defeat for Ireland
  • Irish eliminated by Netherlands' win against England in late game
  • Ine Agnethe Aarskog hit the woodwork following another corner a minute earlier
  • Set-pieces a struggle for Irish; Malin Skulstad Sunde goes close after 51st-minute free-kick
  • Best Irish chance came early in second half, Megan Mackey connecting with Tyler Toland's corner
  • Healthy crowd of 4,273 in attendance – fans from both countries and local schoolchildren
  • Monday in Group B: England v Norway, Netherlands v Ireland (both 14:00CET)
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