European Championship Qualifying - Group F
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Norway 1-1 Spain: Sergio Ramos becomes Spain's record appearance maker in Norway draw

Spain's Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos was making his 168th appearance for Spain

Sergio Ramos became Europe's most capped male outfield player as Spain edged closer to Euro 2020 qualification with a 1-1 draw in Norway.

Ramos' 168th cap also makes him Spain's record appearance maker, surpassing goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

Saul Niguez's dipping second-half effort was cancelled out by Josh King's injury-time penalty to ruin Spain's 100% record in Group F.

A draw in Sweden on Tuesday will secure Spain's qualification.

"All that is personal is a little secondary," said Ramos after the game.

"I would have happily traded this 168th cap for a victory. It was not the case. But this record is a great reward after so many years and it's a great source of huge pride.

"I am emotional every time I put on this shirt. That will not change and I hope to continue doing so for many years."

Spain looked to be heading for a seventh straight win in qualification until Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga brought down Omar Elabdellaoui.

Bournemouth's King rolled home the spot-kick in the 94th minute to leave Norway in fourth place in Group F.

Real Madrid's Ramos, 33, made his Spain debut in 2005 and is one of the last survivors of a golden era that won a World Cup and two European Championships.

Ramos, who overtook Latvia's Vitalijs Astafjevs at the summit of Europe's outfield caps list, is now eight caps from matching Gianluigi Buffon's overall European record of 176 international appearances.

The defender has some way to go if he wants to break the world record, however, with former Egypt midfielder Ahmed Hassan playing 184 times for his country between 1995 and 2012.

Line-ups

Norway

  • 1Jarstein
  • 14Elabdellaoui
  • 6NordtveitSubstituted forHovlandat 30'minutes
  • 3Ajer
  • 2Aleesami
  • 8JohansenSubstituted forSørlothat 63'minutes
  • 19HenriksenSubstituted forJohnsenat 83'minutes
  • 15Berge
  • 18Selnaes
  • 20Ødegaard
  • 7KingBooked at 42mins

Substitutes

  • 4Rosted
  • 5Hovland
  • 9Sørloth
  • 10Elyounoussi
  • 11Elyounoussi
  • 12Nyland
  • 13Midtsjø
  • 16Svensson
  • 17Meling
  • 21Johnsen
  • 22Rossbach
  • 23Normann

Spain

  • 13ArrizabalagaBooked at 90mins
  • 22Navas
  • 3Albiol
  • 15RamosBooked at 80mins
  • 14BernatSubstituted forMartínezat 88'minutes
  • 17RuizBooked at 81mins
  • 5BusquetsBooked at 60mins
  • 8Saúl
  • 19RodrigoBooked at 35mins
  • 21OyarzabalSubstituted forRodriat 78'minutes
  • 6CeballosSubstituted forCazorlaat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1de Gea
  • 2Carvajal
  • 4Martínez
  • 7Sarabia
  • 9Moreno
  • 10Thiago Alcántara
  • 11Romero Alconchel
  • 12Llorente
  • 16Rodri
  • 18Reguilón
  • 20Cazorla
  • 23López
Referee:
Michael Oliver
Attendance:
25,200

Match Stats

Home TeamNorwayAway TeamSpain
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Norway 1, Spain 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Norway 1, Spain 1.

Goal!

Goal! Norway 1, Spain 1. Joshua King (Norway) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Kepa Arrizabalaga (Spain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Kepa Arrizabalaga (Spain) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Norway. Omar Elabdellaoui draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt blocked. Rodrigo (Spain) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Fabián Ruiz.

Fabián Ruiz (Spain) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Rodrigo.

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Íñigo Martínez replaces Juan Bernat.

Offside, Norway. Martin Ødegaard tries a through ball, but Bjørn Maars Johnsen is caught offside.

Corner, Norway. Conceded by Raúl Albiol.

Offside, Norway. Kristoffer Ajer tries a through ball, but Bjørn Maars Johnsen is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Norway. Bjørn Maars Johnsen replaces Markus Henriksen.

Booking

Fabián Ruiz (Spain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Fabián Ruiz (Spain).

Haitam Aleesami (Norway) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Sergio Ramos (Spain) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

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

Foul by Ole Selnaes (Norway).

Attempt missed. Joshua King (Norway) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Martin Ødegaard following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Rodrigo replaces Mikel Oyarzabal.

Attempt saved. Ole Selnaes (Norway) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Even Hovland.

Corner, Norway. Conceded by Saúl Ñíguez.

Attempt blocked. Ole Selnaes (Norway) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexander Sørloth with a headed pass.

Attempt saved. Santi Cazorla (Spain) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Fabián Ruiz.

Hand ball by Jesús Navas (Spain).

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

Foul by Alexander Sørloth (Norway).

Fabián Ruiz (Spain) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Rodrigo Moreno.

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Santi Cazorla replaces Dani Ceballos.

Substitution

Substitution, Norway. Alexander Sørloth replaces Stefan Johansen.

Offside, Spain. Kepa Arrizabalaga tries a through ball, but Rodrigo Moreno is caught offside.

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

Foul by Even Hovland (Norway).

Booking

Sergio Busquets (Spain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sergio Busquets (Spain).

Ole Selnaes (Norway) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Spain. Conceded by Omar Elabdellaoui.

Attempt missed. Saúl Ñíguez (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Dani Ceballos.

Foul by Sergio Ramos (Spain).

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England54012061412
2Czech Rep6402119212
3Kosovo5221101008
4Montenegro6033313-103
5Bulgaria6033511-63

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine65101311216
2Portugal5320134911
3Serbia52121012-27
4Luxembourg6114511-64
5Lithuania6015417-131

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Netherlands54011761112
2Germany54011761112
3Northern Ireland640287112
4Belarus6114310-74
5Estonia6015218-161

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland633062412
2Denmark63301651112
3Switzerland522110558
4Georgia612348-45
5Gibraltar5005016-160

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia6411135813
2Slovakia6312108210
3Hungary630379-29
4Wales52125507
5Azerbaijan5014513-81

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain76101841419
2Sweden7421178914
3Romania7412167913
4Norway7241129310
5Malta7106217-153
6Faroe Islands7007323-200

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland7511112916
2Austria7412167913
3North Macedonia7322109111
4Slovenia7322137611
5Israel72231214-28
6Latvia7007124-230

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Turkey76011521318
2France76012041618
3Iceland74031010012
4Albania7304101009
5Andorra7106114-133
6Moldova7106218-163

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium77002812721
2Russia76012241818
3Cyprus7313137610
4Kazakhstan7214911-27
5Scotland7205517-126
6San Marino7007037-370

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy77002031721
2Finland740398112
3Armenia73131312110
4Bos-Herze73131612410
5Greece7124712-55
6Liechtenstein7025220-182
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