Ullevaal Stadion - Oslo 11/09/2012 - 20:00CET (21:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group E

Norway - Slovenia
2-1
 

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Slovenia undone as Norway strike late

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 22.00CET
Slovenia undone as Norway strike late
John Arne Riise scores the last-gasp winner ©Getty Images

John Arne Riise's penalty four minutes into added time secured victory for Norway and left Slovenia rooted to the foot of FIFA World Cup Group E with no points from two games.

Dejan Kelhar brought down Alexander Söderlund in the Slovenia area at the death, and Fulham FC man Riise kept his cool to slide the spot kick past Jan Oblak, as Egil Olsen's side made some amends for their 2-0 opening-day defeat against Iceland. There was to be no comfort for Slovenia, however, who had already lost their first fixture 2-0 against Switzerland.

Lineups

Norway

Norway

Slovenia

Slovenia

1Jarstein (GK)1Oblak (GK)
3Waehler2Brečko
5Hangeland (C)4Šuler
17
6John Arne Riise
90+4
5Cesar (C)
78
7Henriksen
26
8Kurtič
8Nordtveit
6
53
9Ljubijankič
90+1
9Abdellaoue
46
10Birsa
7
10T. Elyounoussi
89
13Jokić
20
14Ruud
54
19Iličić
19Jenssen21Bačinović
60
21Braaten23Matavž

Substitutes

12Bugge Pettersen (GK)12J. Handanovič (GK)
22Hansen (GK)3Kelhar
90+1
90+4
2Høgli6Matič
60
4Demidov7Šišić
13Bjørn Helge Riise
53
11Velikonja
15Eikrem14Dedič
16Tettey15Andraž Struna
17Parr16Maroh
18King
46
17Kirm
20Søderlund
89
18Radosavljevič
23Forren20Pečnik
7
22Mertelj

Coaches

Egil Olsen (NOR) Slaviša Stojanovic (SVN)

Referee

Fırat Aydınus (TUR)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 20:17 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Norway
Slovenia

2

Goals scored

1

11

Total attempts

8

7

Attempts on target

3

3

off target

4

0

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

2

1

Offsides

2

2

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

4

Fouls committed

6

4

Fouls suffered

4

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    90+4
    John Arne Riise (Norway) scores from the penalty spot.
  • Yellow Card
    90+4
    Kelhar (Slovenia) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    Kelhar (in) - Ljubijankič (out) (Slovenia)
  • Substitution
    89
    Søderlund (in) - T. Elyounoussi (out) (Norway)

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