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FIFA Women World Cup: France beats Norway, tops Nigeria’s group



Eugenie Le Sommer changed over the game-winning extra shot in the 72nd moment for the competition hosts to conquer an own shocking objective and beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday in Nice, France.

The triumph empowered France to remain on Group A table at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with two successes from two recreations. Le Sommer’s extra shot was granted upon video survey.

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It confirmed that Norwegian midfielder Ingrid Engen finished on a freedom endeavor and spiked the knee of French wingback Marion Torrent inside the 18-yard box.  This was regarded as a foul and a yellow card, and Le Sommer crushed the following kick into the base left corner.

That recaptured the lead for Les Bleus, who had surrendered a 1-0 lead in the 54th moment when safeguard Wendie Renard discovered her very own net. Pursuing down a level cross on the doorstep of the back post, Renard attempted to flick the ball out for a corner kick yet got square contact and put it straight into her net.

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France took its first lead only 42 seconds into the second half when striker Valerie Gauvin pummeled home a cross from wingback Amel Majri at the focal point of the 6-yard box. Nigeria and Norway, with each having three points from success and misfortune in front of their last gathering matches, presently face France and South Korea separately.

France, which has adequately secured a spot in the knockout round, had beaten South Korea 4-0 in the opener, while Norway beat Nigeria 3-0. In the meantime, Sara Daebritz scored in the 42nd moment for Germany to crush Spain in Valenciennes and stay undefeated after two diversions in Group B.

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The triumph everything except guarantees that Germany will progress to the next round. The double cross victors of the Women’s World Cup have one more Group B game, which will be played on Sunday against South Africa. Spain had defeated South Africa 3-1 in their competition opener on Saturday and will have a crucial match against China on Sunday as they hope to progress to the next round.