Norway 3 – 1 USA
Carli Lloyd 60’ (USA)
Emilie Boss Hard Haavi 65’ (Norway)
Lene Mykjåland 67’ (Norway)
USA took the lead on a cannon shot at the intersection quarter after the break, but then woke Norway seriously.Emilie Boss Hard Haavi equalized five minutes later, when she turned away a defender and lobbied the ball into the goal.
Lene Mykjåland had assists on the first scoring and ensured even for the second, when she dispatched a Lene Larsen Kaurin entries in the net after 67 minutes.Cecilie Pedersen made sure to remove all doubt was then frempå for a return to a Trine Rønning-shots and made 3-1 eight minutes before the end.
This victory sends us not to continue in the World Cup, but it gives us optimism and confidence towards the championship.This shows that we can cope up with the best, says Landsem.
Norway – USA 3-1 (0-0)
Location: Steinberg Stadium.Leogang
Goals: 0-1 Carli Lloyd (60.min), 1-1 Emilie Boss Hard Haavi (65.min), 2-1 Lene Mykjåland (67.min), 3-1 Cecilie Pedersen (82.min)
Norway’s team: Ingrid Hjelm Seth (Erika Skarbø 46.min) – Marita Skammelsrud Lund, Runa Vikestad, Maren Mjelde, Guro Knutsen Mienna – Emilie Boss Hard Haavi (Ingrid Ryland 84.min), Trine Rønning, Ingvild Stensland (Gry Tofte Ims 78.min ), Madeleine Giske (Lene Larsen Kaurin 59.min) – Lene Mykjåland, Isabell Herlovsen (Cecilie Pedersen 68.min)