France defeat Norway to get closer to qualifying for last 16

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Sports Desk – On Thursday, Host France defeat Norway by 2-1 with Germany defeating Spain by 1-0.

France and Germany, after defeating opposition teams has to win one match only to step in the Round of 16. For Germany, Sara Dabritz netted the ball in 42’ to win the match against Spain. On the other hand, for France (playing against Norway) the goalscorer was Valérie Gauvin scoring in 46’ and the match winner Eugénie Le Sommer scoring a penalty in 72’.

  • Germany and France on the verge of qualifying for the last 16
  • Korea Republic on the brink of elimination after losing against Nigeria

In other games, Nigeria thrash Korea Republic by 2-0 to make a comeback in the competition. An own goal coming from Kim Do-yeon in 29’ give Nigeria a goal lead over Korea. Then in 75’, Asisat Oshoala scores to win the game and keep their hopes alive for qualifying to Round of 16.

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Also, a horrible game for Thailand as they lost to United States by 13-0! Alex Morgan scored 5 goals, in 12’, 53’, 74’, 81’ and 87’. A brace for Rose Lavelle (scoring in 20’ and 56’) and Sam Mewis (scoring in 50’ and 54’) and one-one goal for Lindsey Horan in 32’, Megan Rapinoe in 79’, Mallory Pugh in 84’ and Carli Lloyd in 90+2’, stated USA for defeating a team for the highest margin in Women’s World Cup history.

Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.
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