FT: Norway 3-2 Sweden, Erling Haaland Bags BRACE! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Erling Haaland scored a brace as Norway beat Sweden 3-2 in the UEFA Nations League, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The first half was so evenly balanced between both teams who gave it all their best but just one side was lucky to encounter to capitalize on an error.
Sweden started the game well as they were pushing forward to ensure something good happen in a match that opened with so much pace coming from both ends.
It took just 10 minutes for the opening goal to be scored which came through Erling Haaland who smashed one beating the goalkeeper to make the scoreline 1-0 for his country.
The first half continued with more opportunities witnessed but nothing was able to alter the scoreline which remained in the favor of the home team as they approached the half-hour mark in the game.
It wasn’t meant to be as the first half ended with Norway taking a 1-0 lead into the break against Sweden after 45 minutes of football played between them in the UEFA Nations League.
Second Half Report
The second half was different as the goals came in numbers with both teams hitting the back of the net in under 45 minutes of football played between them.
A 54th-minute goal from the penalty spot through Erling Haaland made it 2-0 for Norway who was cruising as the match continued going their way.
Emil Forsberg pulled one back for Sweden in the 62nd minute of the second after a nice buildup saw Dejan Kulusevski setting up the assist which made things 2-1.
Alexander Sorloth was able to restore the two-goal margin after his amazing goal with an assist from Haaland in the 77th minute made it all 3-1 as it progresses.
Viktor Gyokeres scored a late one for the away side which brought things closer to 3-2 as they were both still in the game pushing for the end which wasn’t easy.
The match finished with Norway claiming a good 3-2 win over Sweden to get all three points in the UEFA Nations League after 90 minutes of football played between them.
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