European Championship Qualifying - Group F
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Spain 2-1 Norway: Sergio Ramos 'Panenka' gives three-time winners victory

Sergio Ramos
Ramos took his tally to 90 career goals for Spain, Real Madrid and Sevilla

Captain Sergio Ramos scored his 16th goal of the season - and his fifth chipped penalty - as Spain edged past Norway in their opening Euro 2020 qualifying game.

Defender Ramos converted a 'Panenka' style spot-kick for the winning goal.

Former Bolton loanee Rodrigo scored the opener on his home ground in Valencia, before Bournemouth's Joshua King equalised with a penalty for Norway.

Spain won the European Championship in 1964, 2008 and 2012.

They dominated the contest with 75% possession and 26 shots, with Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, who is on loan from Chelsea, missing a number of chances for the hosts.

But he did earn Spain's penalty when tripped in the box by Norway goalkeeper Rune Jarstein, allowing Real Madrid centre-back Ramos to step up and dink in his 10th penalty of the season to take his tally to 90 career goals.

Line-ups

Spain

  • 1De Gea
  • 22Navas
  • 15Ramos
  • 4MartínezBooked at 64mins
  • 18Alba
  • 21ParejoSubstituted forHernándezat 77'minutes
  • 5Busquets
  • 8CeballosBooked at 53minsSubstituted forCanalesat 74'minutes
  • 9Rodrigo
  • 7MorataSubstituted forMataat 89'minutes
  • 10Asensio

Substitutes

  • 2Gómez
  • 3Gayá
  • 6Saúl
  • 11Canales
  • 12Hermoso
  • 13Arrizabalaga
  • 14Bernat
  • 16Hernández
  • 17Mata
  • 19Muniain
  • 20Roberto
  • 23López

Norway

  • 1Jarstein
  • 14Elabdellaoui
  • 6Nordtveit
  • 3AjerBooked at 35mins
  • 2Aleesami
  • 20ØdegaardSubstituted forElyounoussiat 56'minutes
  • 19Henriksen
  • 18Selnaes
  • 8JohansenBooked at 54minsSubstituted forKamaraat 77'minutes
  • 10ElyounoussiBooked at 51minsSubstituted forJohnsenat 55'minutesBooked at 74mins
  • 7King

Substitutes

  • 4Hovland
  • 5Rosted
  • 9Sørloth
  • 11Elyounoussi
  • 12Bråtveit
  • 13Fossum
  • 15Møller Dæhli
  • 16Svensson
  • 17Linnes
  • 21Johnsen
  • 22Grytebust
  • 23Kamara
Referee:
Andris Treimanis

Match Stats

Home TeamSpainAway TeamNorway
Possession
Home75%
Away25%
Shots
Home26
Away4
Shots on Target
Home11
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away23

Live Text

Match ends, Spain 2, Norway 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Spain 2, Norway 1.

Offside, Norway. Joshua King tries a through ball, but Bjørn Johnsen is caught offside.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Sergio Ramos (Spain) because of an injury.

Delay in match Bjørn Johnsen (Norway) because of an injury.

Sergio Busquets (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bjørn Johnsen (Norway).

Corner, Norway. Conceded by Sergio Canales.

Rodrigo (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Markus Henriksen (Norway).

Attempt missed. Marco Asensio (Spain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Sergio Canales with a through ball.

Rodrigo (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joshua King (Norway).

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Jaime Mata replaces Álvaro Morata.

Jordi Alba (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ola Kamara (Norway).

Foul by Sergio Busquets (Spain).

Mohamed Elyounoussi (Norway) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Spain. Conceded by Kristoffer Ajer.

Attempt blocked. Rodrigo Moreno (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jesús Navas.

Offside, Norway. Mohamed Elyounoussi tries a through ball, but Bjørn Johnsen is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Marco Asensio (Spain) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rodrigo Moreno.

Corner, Spain. Conceded by Ola Kamara.

Attempt missed. Mohamed Elyounoussi (Norway) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Norway. Ola Kamara replaces Stefan Johansen.

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Rodrigo replaces Daniel Parejo.

Foul by Sergio Busquets (Spain).

Mohamed Elyounoussi (Norway) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Bjørn Johnsen (Norway) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sergio Busquets (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bjørn Johnsen (Norway).

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Sergio Canales replaces Dani Ceballos.

Attempt missed. Rodrigo Moreno (Spain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Dani Ceballos.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 2, Norway 1. Sergio Ramos (Spain) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

Penalty Spain. Álvaro Morata draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Rune Jarstein (Norway) after a foul in the penalty area.

Álvaro Morata (Spain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kristoffer Ajer (Norway).

Sergio Busquets (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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As It Stood

A

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