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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

http://www.uefa.com/under21/season=2017/matches/round=2000650/match=2020782/postmatch/report/index.html#serbia+seize+advantage

Lineups

Serbia

Serbia

Norway

Norway

12
V. Milinković-SavićVanja Milinković-Savić (GK)
1
RossbachSondre Rossbach (GK)
2
GajićMilan Gajić
2
HaraldseidKristoffer Haraldseid
Goal69
3
AntonovNemanja Antonov
Yellow Card35
6
TrondsenAnders Trondsen
4
LazićDarko Lazić
8
FossumIver Fossum
8
MaksimovićNemanja Maksimović
Yellow Card79
9
Veton BerishaVeton Berisha
9
DjurdjevićUroš Djurdjević (C)
Goal6
Substitution74
10
ZahidGhayas Zahid
Substitution60
10
GačinovićMijat Gačinović
Substitution62
11
ØdegaardMartin Ødegaard
Substitution90
14
V. JovanovićVukašin Jovanović
13
RostedSigurd Rosted
Substitution82
19
LukićSaša Lukić
17
MelingBirger Meling
Yellow Card42
20
S. Milinković-SavićSergej Milinković-Savić
21
ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
21
NinkovićNikola Ninković
Yellow Card73
Substitution81
22
SelnæsOle Selnæs (C)

Substitutes

1
RadunovićBoris Radunović (GK)
12
DyngelandMathias Dyngeland (GK)
5
FilipovićAleksandar Filipović
3
U. JenssenUlrik Jenssen
11
ČavrićAleksandar Čavrić
Substitution74
5
GrøgaardThomas Grøgaard
13
BjelicaAleksandar Bjelica
14
StrandPetter Strand
16
GrujićMarko Grujić
15
GlesnesJacob Glesnes
Substitution82
17
A. ŽivkovićAndrija Živković
Substitution62
16
ThorsbyMorten Thorsby
Substitution60
18
MelegDejan Meleg
Substitution81
18
SørlothAlexander Sørloth
Substitution90

Coach

Tomislav Sivić (SRB) Leif Gunnar Smerud (NOR)

Referee

Michael Oliver (ENG)

Assistant referees

Simon Bennett (ENG), Adam Nunn (ENG)

Fourth official

Stuart Attwell (ENG)

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