Women's Euros 2013: Germany suffer shock defeat by Norway

Germany lost their first match at a European Championship for 20 years when they were beaten 1-0 by Norway.

Ingvild Isaksen's deflected strike in first-half injury-time was enough to beat the winners of the last five tournaments, to top Group B.

Group B - Women's Euros 2013

Pld GD Pts

Norway

3

+2

7

Germany

3

+2

4

Iceland

3

-2

4

Netherlands

3

-2

1

Both countries progress to the quarter-finals along with Iceland, who beat the Netherlands 1-0 thanks to Dagny Brynjarsdottir's 31st minute goal.

Germany will now face Group A runners-up Italy in the knockout stages.

Norway and Iceland must wait for Thursday's Group C games before discovering their opponents.

With qualification secure, Norway made six changes to their starting line-up and they went close early on when Emilie Haavi's long-range free-kick was pushed away by German keeper Nadine Angerer.

Women's Euro 2013: Netherlands 0-1 Iceland

Norway's Ingrid Hjelmseth tipped over Saskia Bartusiak's clearance from her own half before her side took the lead when Isaksen's shot flicked off team-mate Elise Thorsnes and over Angerer.

Germany pushed for a late equaliser but Okoyino Da Mbabi and Nadine Kessler failed to hit the target from good positions.

Iceland's victory was their first ever at the Euros against a side that reached the semi-finals four years ago in Finland.

The Netherlands went close when Lieke Marten's 30-yard strike was spectacularly tipped onto the bar by Gudbjorg Gunnarsdottir.

Margret Lara Vidarsdottir could have doubled Iceland's lead but headed just wide from close range.