Qualifying round (Group 6 : NOR / RUS / POL / AUT / ISR) - 27/10/2007 - 16:00CET (16:00 local time) - Viking - Stavanger
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Norway - Russia 3-0 - 27/10/2007 - Match page - UEFA Women's EURO 2009

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Clinical Norway end Russia run

Published: Saturday 27 October 2007, 15.46CET
Norway 3-0 Russia Norway took control of UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™ qualifying Group 6 with a comfortable win against Russia who had not previously dropped a point.
by Eivind Aarre
Published: Saturday 27 October 2007, 15.46CET

Clinical Norway end Russia run

Norway 3-0 Russia Norway took control of UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™ qualifying Group 6 with a comfortable win against Russia who had not previously dropped a point.

Norway took control of UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™ qualifying Group 6 with a comfortable win against Russia, who had not previously dropped a point.

Kaurin crosses
FIFA Women's World Cup semi-finalists Norway had two victories from as many games prior to today, one less than Russia, and despite the post-World Cup retirements of Ragnhild Gulbrandsen, Lise Klaveness and Camilla Huse, they set about putting that right from the start. On 23 minutes Melissa Wiik turned in Leni Larsen Kaurin's excellent cross from the right and it was Kaurin who created the next goal midway through the second half, her centre headed in by Solveig Gulbrandsen.

Clincher
There were concerns for Norway when Ane Stangeland Horpestad and Ingvild Stensland both went off with injuries, though that did allow 17-year-old Maren Mjelde to come on for her debut. And the substitutions did not stop them keeping up their record of winning all their qualifiers 3-0 as Gulbrandsen returned the favour for the second goal by setting up Kaurin to lob in the third two minutes from time. Fixtures in this group resume in May when Norway welcome Israel and Poland, who are two points adrift of the leading pair having played the same number of games as Russia.

Last updated: 27/03/13 7.11CET

http://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/season=2009/matches/round=2381/match=85493/postmatch/report/index.html#clinical+norway+russia

Lineups

Norway

Norway

Russia

Russia

3
FølstadGunhild Følstad
2
DyachkovaMaria Dyachkova
8
GulbrandsenSolveig Gulbrandsen
Goal62
3
KozhnikovaAnna Kozhnikova
2
StangelandAne Stangeland (C)
Substitution78
10
KurochkinaOlesya Kurochkina
Substitution80
18
M. KnutsenMarie Knutsen
9
MorozovaElena Morozova
11
KaurinLeni Kaurin
Goal88
15
PetrovaOlga Petrova
1
Bente NordbyBente Nordby (GK)
8
SavchenkovaValentina Savchenkova
Substitution46
5
NordbySiri Nordby
16
SergaevaOlga Sergaeva
7
RønningTrine Rønning
5
SkotnikovaTatiana Skotnikova (C)
21
StorløkkenLene Storløkken
1
ToduaElvira Todua (GK)
4
StenslandIngvild Stensland
Substitution70
19
TsybutovichKsenia Tsybutovich
10
WiikMelissa Wiik
Goal23
Substitution89
14
LevykinaNadezhda Levykina
Substitution46

Substitutes

15
GiskeMadeleine Giske
Substitution70
20
BarbashinaNatalia Barbashina
Substitution80
9
HerlovsenIsabell Herlovsen
18
KremlevaOlga Kremleva
14
G. KnutsenGuro Knutsen
17
ShlyapinaNatalia Shlyapina
Substitution46
16
ThorsnesElise Thorsnes
6
PertsevaNatalia Pertseva
12
SkarbøErika Skarbø (GK)
12
PigalevaMaria Pigaleva (GK)
17
LundMarita Lund
Substitution89
13
SidorovskayaAlla Sidorovskaya
Substitution46
6
MjeldeMaren Mjelde
Substitution78
4
TruntaevaOlesya Truntaeva

Coach

Bjarne Berntsen (NOR) Iouri Bystritsky (RUS)

Referee

Alexandra Ihringova (ENG)

Assistant referees

Alison Chapman (ENG), Emma Everson (ENG)

Fourth official

Vibeke Karlsen (NOR)

Legend:

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