Euro 2020

Secure Norwegian victory against the Netherlands

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Secure Norwegian victory against the Netherlands

EHF EURO 2020

Main Round, Group II

Netherlands – Norway 25 – 32 (10 – 16)

Referees: Christidi, Pappamatheou (GRE)

Topscorers: Malestein 5, Abbingh 4(NED) and Mørk 8, Oftedal 5, Reistad 4, Skogrand 4, Brattset Dale 4(NOR)

7 meters: 4/3; 8/6

Suspensions: 10 minutes; 4 minutes

The Netherlands took a better start, leading 2-0, but Norway leveled the game quickly, 2-2, then took the lead and never let it back to the opponent. Nora Mørk, Oftedal, Herrem, and Brattset showed a good performance in attack, meanwhile, on the other side, the Dutch team had only Laura van der Heijden to remark. Norway scored easy goals after good defense and fastbreaks, meanwhile the Netherlands had to struggle to get to better chances.

The Dutch team have never managed to recover in the second half, so Norway just continued their fast play, winning the match comfortably 25-32.

Player of the match: Nora Mørk (NOR)

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Euro 2020

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