Spain defeats Norway 3-0 in Euro 2024 Qualifiers
Spain had a convincing 3-0 win over Norway in the Euro 2024 qualifiers, with Joselu scoring twice on his long-awaited debut. The match took place on March 25, 2023, at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
Spain started the game strongly, with Gavi and Carlos Soler controlling the midfield. However, Norway's defense held up well, and Spain was unable to break through for the first 30 minutes.
In the 34th minute, Joselu made an immediate impact on his debut, scoring the first goal for Spain. Alejandro Balde made a run down the left flank and put in a low cross which Joselu tapped in from close range.Also Read:
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Norway tried to hit back quickly, but their attack was stifled by a solid Spanish defense led by Aymeric Laporte. The first half ended with Spain leading 1-0.
Spain continued to dominate in the second half, with Alvaro Morata and Ferran Torres coming close to scoring early on. However, it was Joselu who scored again in the 61st minute, this time with a powerful header from a corner kick.
Norway tried to mount a comeback, but Spain's defense held firm. In the 83rd minute, Carlos Soler put the game beyond doubt with a stunning long-range effort that flew into the top corner of the net.
Spain had several more chances to score in the closing minutes of the game, but Norway's goalkeeper, Rune Jarstein, made some impressive saves to keep the scoreline respectable.
Alvaro Morata was the standout player for Spain, causing problems for the Norway defense with his pace and movement. He received a rating of 8/10. Gavi and Carlos Soler also had impressive games in midfield, receiving ratings of 7/10 and 8/10, respectively.
Joselu, who scored twice on his debut, received a rating of 9/10 and was named the man of the match. Alejandro Balde, who provided the assist for the first goal, received a rating of 7/10.Read More:
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