Euro 2020

Norway is the first semifinalist after defeating Croatia

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Norway is the first semifinalist after defeating Croatia

EHF EURO 2020

Main Round, Group II

Croatia – Norway 25 – 36 (14 – 15)

Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)

Topscorers: Micijevic 7, Debelic 5, Blazevic 5 (CRO ) and Reistad 7, Oftedal 6, Mørk 5, Kristiansen 5(NOR)

7 meters: -; 6/4

Suspensions: 10 minutes; –

Norway took Croatia very seriously, but they could not stop Micijevic, having a good start in the match. Norway had the lead 5-8, but Croatia followed closely and at the pause was only one goal difference, 14-15.

In the second half, Norway adjusted their defense and ran over Croatia, led by Oftedal and Reistad and helped by Silje Solberg in the goal, in her first game at the EURO 2020. Norway won 25-36 and is ready for the semifinal, being the first qualified team.

Player of the match: Henny Ella Reistad (NOR)

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Euro 2020

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