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Final tournament - Group stage - Group B

Republic of Ireland - Norway
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Republic of Ireland - Norway 0-1 - 05/05/2017 - Match page - Women's Under-17 2017

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Nygård heads Norway to Ireland success

Published: Friday 5 May 2017, 12.00CET
Nygård heads Norway to Ireland success
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)

Match statistics

Republic of Ireland
Norway

0

Goals scored

1

7

Total attempts

24

4

on target

8

1

off target

11

2

blocked

5

0

against woodwork

1

3

Corners

11

2

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

8

Fouls committed

12

12

Fouls suffered

8

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    77
    Nygård (Norway) scores!
  • Substitution
    72
    McManus (in) - O'Mahony (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • Substitution
    65
    Aarskog (in) - Haugland (out) (Norway)
  • Substitution
    62
    Casey (in) - Fahey (out) (Republic of Ireland)

See also