Norway through, Belarus suffer third defeat

Norway 2-0 BelarusGoals from Ingrid Olsen and Emilia Ruud earned Norway second spot in Group A and condemned the hosts to a third defeat.

The Norway team line up prior to kick-off
  • Impressive Norway stroll into semi-finals with 2-0 success over home nation Belarus
  • Ingrid Olsen and Emilia Ruud get first-half goals after good wing play
  • Belarus's goalkeeping captain Darya Vinograd denies Norwegians numerous other times
  • Nordic team come second in Group A and will face Spain in Friday's semis
  • Norway have 25 attempts on goal compared to just one for Belarus in Slutsk
  • Half-time withdrawal of skipper Frida Maanum slows Norway's attacking momentum
  • Hosts exit competition having regained some pride but lost all three group matches